Though I actually planted this rooting first the morning after the Plant Swap, I saved it for last in my Show & Tell because it stands alone, adds a lovely element to a dull area of my yard, and is a nice final touch for this series.
I planted the Lily of the Valley in a terra cotta container I already had:
I think the slightly fancy decoration on this pot will suit the elegant bell-like blossoms when the lily of the valley is in bloom.
This is how it looks from afar, when I look out my music studio window or sit at my outdoor table:
A gentle touch of beauty and grace awaits at the end of the path. What more could we ask -- in gardening and in life?
(Plant Swap - Part 1 is here)
(Plant Swap - Part 2 is here)
(Plant Swap - Part 3 (Front Borders) is here)
(Plant Swap - Part 4 (Entryway) is here)
(Plant Swap - Part 5 (Side Border) is here)
(Plant Swap - Part 6 (Garden-to-Be) is here)