Celebrate May Birthdays with Lily of the Valley

Lilly of the Valley is the month of May’s birth flower.  Those born in May are said to be congenial, inquisitive, energetic, dedicated, affectionate and quite witty. Sweetly scented and rare this beauty also signifies a return to happiness.  Generally white in color with delicate bell shaped petals.  In the Victorian era lily of the valley was gifted to convey the message ‘you have made my life complete’.  Those born in May are known for their practical attitude towards life are said to handle difficult situations very well.  The May lily as it is also known is a sturdy low growing perennial hardy in zones 4 though 8.  While the dainty blossoms are sweetly scented, do not be careless with her affections for all parts of lily of the valley are highly poisonous.

 

Happy Birthday May  babies!

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