Sweet Woodruff

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19 Feb Sweet Woodruff

A great choice for part shade areas you are needing a ground cover for. The flowers are very small but can be showy if there lots of area covered. Flowering in the early spring its a nice break from our long snowy winters.


Common Name: sweet woodruff

Latin Name: Galium odoratum
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Rubiaceae
Native Range: Europe, northern Africa, northern Asia
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 0.75 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Herb, Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Fragrant, Good Dried
Leaf: Fragrant
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Black Walnut