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Galium odoratum /Sweet Woodruff

Galium odoratum   / Galium odoratum
A wonderful ground cover for shady areas, particularly those that tend be wet
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A wonderful ground cover for shady areas, particularly those that tend be wet

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Scientific Name: Galium odoratum
Common Name: Sweet Woodruff
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: A mat-forming, creeping perennial that's used as a ground cover in shady and/or wet location. Both the green leaves and small star shaped flower are fragrant. The dried foliage is very aromatic and is used in sachets or potpourris.