The plant native to England, North America, and North Asia is a part of many myths and legends. According to a Greek legend, Lily of the valley was given by Apollo, the Sun God, to Aesculapius, the great healer for it possesses almost mythical powers when it comes to rejuvenation. Today, we know a bit more about this wonderful plant. It is a woodland flowering plant with sweetly scented, pendent, bell-shaped white flowers borne in sprays in spring.
It has a sweet and irresistible scent that is both refreshing and pleasant, some have said that it is the best flower scent in the wild. No wonder, it has been used for perfumes by Christian Dior as it was his favorite flower.