Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff


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  • Tiny, white, star-shaped flowers appear in late spring above a carpet of green foliage
  • Bright green leaves are fragrant when crushed
  • Fast growing groundcover
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Fragrant
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Does best in partial to full shade in moist, acidic, well-drained soil.


Height: 8-10 in
Spacing: 12-16 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 4-8
Price Level 2: 5 for $30~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Fragrant
  • Border or Bed
  • Edging
  • Container
  • Rock Garden
  • Ground Cover
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Groundhog Resistant

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Habit:

  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained