Lily-of-the-Valley; So Sweet and Gentle.

Lily-of-the-Valley; So Sweet and Gentle.

Lily-of-the-valley (convallaria) is surely the most ethereal of the spring flowering bulbs, with a delicate fragrance.  The botanical name is from convallis, which is Latin for valley. It thrives in a cool, semi shaded position.  Here is some cultivation advice published in 1930, but which is just as relevant

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Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field

   Behold the lilies of the field, how they grow…. This is a little tribute to  my mother, and to the lilies that grow in my garden, as they once did in hers..   When we moved to our property in the Blue Mountains of New South

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