When to Transplant Lily of the Valley in Zone 5?

The Lily of the Valley plant, formally named convallaria majalis, is best divided and transplanted in September, so that the rhizomes have time to re-establish roots before the first frost. Lilies of the Valley are shade-loving plants and easy to grow.

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