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Convallaria majalis 'Rosea'

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Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Convallaria (kon-vuh-LAIR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: majalis (maj-AY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Rosea

Synonym:Convallaria latifolia
Synonym:Convallaria linnaei
Synonym:Convallaria mappii
Synonym:Convallaria transcaucasica
Synonym:Polygonatum majale

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative coriaceous On Feb 27, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

As the pics show, the color is not a clear pink, but a muddy, washy, impure, grayish pink. Flowers are smaller than the species. I think its only garden value is the bragging rights it gives the gardener.

I usually prefer pink flowers to white, but for this variety, I give thumbs down.

Neutral Gabrielle On Jul 12, 2011, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Flowers are smaller than in regular species Convallaria majalis. Blooms in May in my garden.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Denver, Colorado
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Hampton, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Winnetka, Illinois
Elkton, Maryland
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Raleigh, North Carolina
Chesterland, Ohio
Ravenna, Ohio
Kalama, Washington



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