Category Archives: Myosotis

Three flowering plants


Convallaria majalis  var. rosea (Pink Lily-of-the-Valley)
Myosotis scorpioides
Polygonatum commutatum

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From the Latin convallis for valley—a favored habitat for the plant—and majalis or belonging to May, this fragrant spring bloom derives its botanical name. Its other names are May Lily, Ladder-to-Heaven, Our Lady’s Tears but most popular of all is the lily-of-the-valley. Its flowers are usually white, although pale to darker pinks are less common but also popular. more…