Maianthemum dilatatum False lily-of-the-valley

  • Maianthemum dilatatum,  False lily-of-the-valley
  • Plant type
    • GroundcoverPerennial
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 1-4 in., 1-3 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 1-4 in., 2-5 ft.
 

This understory plant prefers moist areas. Its glossy green, heart shaped leaves disappear in winter. Small delicate white flower clusters bloom on stalks. Beware - spreads aggressively.

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