Plant lily of the valley - how it works

Plant lily of the valley - how it works


One of the most unpretentious spring flower is the lily of the valley.

How to plant beautiful lily of the valley

  1. The Lily of the Valley needs a warm and rich soil. The site should not be too cool and either shady or semi-shade. If the plant is placed under trees loose, free and sunny, it would be also. You will notice after a short time, if the plant feels comfortable in the place. Please keep the plant always slightly moist.
  2. Plant for the month of Lily of the Valley: March, April, May, September and October. Spread the rhizome horizontally and cover the roots with 3 cm soil. You can let the plant grow undisturbed for so many years. The Lily of the Valley is 20 to 30 cm high and grows upright. Your flower is light pink and shines from April to May When autumn comes, they will not bloom, but red berries.
  3. They get this little plant not so quickly release. As you like spreads, this is a property that can prepare one or other difficulties. Depositing the plant therefore never on the compost heap. Even there they can be in their proliferation does not stop.
  4. The long-stemmed leaves resemble the wild garlic. If you smell it, but you know immediately to which plant it is. The wild garlic leaves smell very strongly of garlic.
  5. The Lily of the Valley also has a healing effect and is often used in medicine. It is rumored her a heart tonic effect and also the toothache is to alleviate them. Since the plant is known almost exclusively because of the toxins, a professional should ran here. The plant is poisonous in all parts and an overdose can be dangerous.
  6. If you have children, you should not necessarily plant to plant in your garden. The children are lured by the red berries that are emerging in the fall. Also, the Lily of the Valley flower water is toxic. You can seek advice from the poison control center located quickly. Poisoning occur but rarely. The body can absorb the toxins poorly through the gastrointestinal tract. Poisoning may include: diarrhea, nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, cardiac arrhythmias.
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