Oleander Floral Design Blog — May Birthdays

May’s Birth Flower - Lily of the Valley

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May’s Birth Flower - Lily of the Valley

With Mother’s Day just gone, it’s time to introduce you to the birth flower for the month of May. Lily of the valley is a pretty, woodland flowering plant with delicate bell-shaped flowers that smell heavenly. Native throughout the cool temperate regions of Asia and Europe, parts of North America actually consider this sweet little plant as an invasive species. Perhaps this is because all parts of the plant can be poisonous if consumed by humans or other animals? With its elegant white petals, this flower traditionally signifies sweetness, humility, and motherhood - so it’s an apt flower for the...

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