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Sweet Woodruff

Galium odoratum

SKU
02383
Attractive, low, spreading groundcover or pathway edging for shady gardens and woodland settings that spreads quickly with rich soil and ample moisture. Leaves and stems have a vanilla-like fragrance when dried. An herbaceous perennial.
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Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 to 12 in. tall, spreading indefinitely by creeping roots.
Bloom TimeLate Spring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseEdging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsWhite Pine (Pinus strobus); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Lenten Rose (Helleborus); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Foamy Bells (Tiarella); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Provide average, moist, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season to maintain evenly moist soil. Dry-shade tolerant, when well-established. Control weeds until plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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