Sweet Woodruff

Galium odoratum

This sweet little plant has established itself as a favorite in gardens everywhere. An extremely attractive and durable groundcover for shaded areas, it also does well in the crevices of walks or as an edging plant. Has fragrant flowers and is deer resistant!

Water: Moderate to Wet/Moist

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Low spreading perennial groundcover, 6 to 12" tall by 18" wide

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Average, well-draining soil

Origin: Much of Europe - from Spain and Ireland to Russia, as well as Western Siberia, Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus, China, and Japan

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Sweet Woodruff