Waxy white bell flowers of Lily of the Valley
Tiers of delicate, waxy, ivory-white flowers and fresh green leaves of 'Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis).
A native woodland plant thriving in partial shade, it spreads by a system of underground runners. A beloved cottage garden plant, it has a fragrance which has long been used in the perfumery industry.
One of a pair of images in this gallery (a full-frame image and this natural zoom close-up).
Date taken: 24 April 2014.