Illustration for the Lily-of-the-Valley Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Alphabet. A girl fairy kneels, facing right. One hand is pointing upwards and in the other she holds a lily-of-the-valley flower.
This is the Lilies of the Valley bouquet. Lilies of the Valley symbolize future happiness. (We chose this because Archer always gets Them for May) “The bridesmaids' eight bouquets of white lilac and lilies-of-the-valley had been sent in due time,”
The Best Fragrant Flowers for your garden. -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.