Maianthemum bifolium (is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous rhizome with white flowers in early Summer, late Spring and mid Spring. It grows well in shade and semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are , ) arranged in a inflorescence. It has no drought tolerance.
Maianthemum bifolium grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5).
This is a arching plant and has a rhizomatous growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.2m / 5.9in and spread of 0.5m / 1.6ft. It can take 0-1 year to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer. They arein shape.
A moderate pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.
Under shrubs, wild flower garden, wild life garden, woodland margin and ground cover.
Propagation techniques include division and seed.-34°C / -29.2F to 0-1 year 0.2m / 5.9in 0.5m / 1.6ft
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|Specific epithet ?||bifolium|
|False lily of the valley (Ireland), May lily (Ireland)|
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