convallaria majalis: „in every place which possesses the smallest resemblance to a shrubbery or wood“

Lilium convalium. Es hat auch vnser libe fraw gesprochen in dem puch der libe: Ich pin ein plvm des tals vnd auch des grvnen waldes.

gabriel von lebenstein, ‚von den gebrannten wässern‘, ende des 14. jh.

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convallaria majalis l., die wilde form, soll sich unter sambucus nigra ‘black lace’ ausbreiten. keine blüten: zu schattig?, zu trocken??, …

The common Lily-of-the-valley [convallaria majalis] is a true native plant, […]. It is surely needless to recommend it to my readers as a garden ornament, but I may suggest that it might be „naturalized“ in many woods and shrubberies with the best effect – it is so interesting to meet with things like this in an apparently wild state. The handsome, graceful Solomon’s-seal (polygonatum multiflorum) and the Lily-of-the-valley should be planted to establish themselves in a wild or semi-wild state in every place which possesses the smallest resemblance to a shrubbery or wood; […]. It is not enough to meet with the Lily-of-the-valley in the garden, we should meet with it in the wilderness, by the woodlands walk, among the Primroses [primula vulgaris] and Bluebells [hyacinthoides non-scripta], and wherever native or hardy plants are cultivated.

william robinson, ‚the wild garden: or the naturalization and natural grouping of hardy exotic plants with a chapter on the garden of british wild flowers ‚, london, 1870.

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ausbreitung einer hybride durch rhizome: convallaria majalis ‚vierländer glockenspiel‘ oder ‚hitscherberger riesenperle‘??? das kommt von der nachlässigkeit beim ablegen der schilder…

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