Galium odoratum

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Will begin shipping Apr 3rd 2023 . Ship by date varies based on your location, hardiness zone, and the maturity level of the plant. If you have a specific shipping time request, please add it in the comments for your order.

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Common Name:
Sweet Woodruff, Bedstraw
Plant Type:
Perennial, Ground Cover
Shade to Part Sun
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Garden Height:
6-12 Inches
Garden Spread:
18 Inches
  • Pretty star-shaped flowers with a sweet smell
  • An attractive ground cover for shade
  • Excellent nectar source for the bees

Sweet Woodruff is a very valuable ground cover for shady, damp locations. Fragrant, bright white, star-shaped, flowers appear in late spring above the deeply cut fragrant foliage. It is easy to establish and spreads well without being invasive. An outstanding and popular groundcover!

Uses: Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Naturalizing, Woodland Gardens
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Fragrant
Growth Habit: Spreading

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

Reviews (3)

  • Gallium Odoratum

    Posted by Ruth Kearns on Sep 20th 2022

    Abundant size plant in 5" pot. Fantastic packaging and service. Romence is the best mail order company I've ever used. ❤️

  • Large, healthy plant

    Posted by Joanna C. on Sep 29th 2021

    The plant I received is large, healthy, and very full. I grew up with sweet woodruff in my backyard as a kid and I am so excited to add it to my garden.