observe two white and one pink lilies of the valley.
the first white is delicately wand-like and almost as tall as the leaves.
the pink is nestled fairly low and the leaves get taller.
the third example is of a plump white that gets a little taller than the leaves. even the stem has more heft.
i think this is the most common variety. very fragrant and delicate.
these pink florets are slightly papery and tend toward small.
i fertilized mine this year to see if i could plump them up and had some success.
i used a fertilizer that the middle number was double the first and third numbers in the npk list.
this variety is a wonderful old one introduced to my by a friend.
the florets are fragrant and waxy, held up a bit higher, and stand above the leaves.
these bunches are out at the cart.