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May Birthflower Lily of the Valley Lily of the Valley


May Birthstone Emerald Emerald
Complete Life, Humility, Return of Happiness, and Sweetness

May Birthday Flower: Lily of the Valley

Lilies-of-the-Valley, Convallaria liliaceae, are May's celebrated flower.   People born this month are well-represented with a plant that signifies happiness, purity, humility, renewal.  This special flower has even been used to describe Jesus Christ or Mother Mary's tears.   Another legends says that the lily-of-the-valley was the materialization of Eve's tears when she was evicted from the Garden of Eden. 

The lily-of-the-valley is often used in bridal bouquets because of their perfume scent and have come to be used to tell someone: "You complete me."   This plant has been used for matters of the heart – figuratively and literally