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May Birth Flower – Lily of the Valley

May 18, 2016

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A low growing perennial plant, the Lily of the Valley is known as the most delicate and beautiful member if the Lily family. Producing a small and wonderfully fragrant bell-shaped flower, the Lily of the Valley is the official birth flower for the month of May.

Symbolising sweetness, humility and chastity this flower is also know to signify a return to happiness. The flowers are normally white, but some may have a soft pink hue.

A popular wedding flower, the Lily of the Valley has featured in numerous poems and was even the name of a song by UK rock band Queen!