Canada Mayflower is an lovely groundcover. Canada May Flower is sometimes called wild lily of the vally. The flowers are creamy white plumes. The plumes of flowers are not as large as False Solomon's Seal. The leaves are are a bright green on 2 inch petiols usually 3 on a stem. The stems hold up well through the summer. Canada May Flower spreads by creeping, rhizomes and spreads faster that False Solomon's Seal.
Canada May Flower berries begin forming in June, they start off green in color. Then as the berries ripen they become ruby red in late summer. The berries are very attractive. Birds and other wildlife will eat the berries when they are ripe.
Canada grows from an underground root stock that forms nice clumps. They prefer moist soil in shade to part sun. The plant grows 6 to 8 inches tall. They can grow in acis soil.
Canada May Flower makes a great gound cover. They are good companion with woodland phlox, wild ginger and foam flower.
Maianthemum canadense - Canada Mayflower
-Beautiful ground cover
-Creamy white flowers in the spring
- Berries turn red in the summer
- 2 to 3 pips per order
-Height: 6 to 8 inches
-Zone: 3 to 8