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false lily-of-the-valley

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False lily-of-the-valley in bloom
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false lilly-of-the-valley fruit spreading groundcover false lily-of-the-valley foliage

Maianthemum dilatatum

Perennial Groundcover

Height: 1 ft.

Availability: Medium

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - shade


Plant description:

Attractive foliage, spreads aggressively in moist shade. White flowers with red berries persisting in fall are enjoyed by wildlife.

Keywords: aggressive, birds, creeping or trailing, fast, fire-resistant , fruit, perennial (non-woody), red, spreading, upright, white

Plans that use this plant:Wet, shady