Maianthemum will produce dense umbels of scented white flowers. These lovely plants are ideal for growing in the shadier parts of the garden and are particularly ideal for growing with Arisaema and ferns. Soil should be cultivated to a depth of 20cms and in heavier soils grit and humus can be added to aid drainage. Plant 10cms deep and keep soil moist during the first year to help them establish. Leave alone to allow them to clump up. Flowers 50-60cms high and during the months of April to May.
Aspect: Shadier areas of the garden
Soil type: Soils that remain moist but do not dry out. ensure soil is kept fertile.