Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Fragrant
Tolerates wet sites
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

This beautiful spreading groundcover has white, star-shaped flowers in loose clusters and is fragrant right down to the glossy green foliage. Wonderful as a woodland groundcover or in border gardens. May go dormant during a very hot summer.

Height:

8 Inches

Spacing:

12"

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Time:

late May - early June

Bloom Color:

White

Galium (gal'-lee-um)

Family: Rubiaceae · Common Name: Sweet Woodruff

Attractive whorled leaves and a profusion of tiny white fragrant flowers. Excellent in shaded rock gardens, at garden's edge, or as ground cover beneath trees or shrubs. Tolerates dry soil, but will go dormant.

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