Sweet Woodruff

Galium odoratum

  • Size: 6”-1’ Tall and spreading wide, creeping roots, could spread indefinitely
  • Growth Habit: groundcover, spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full shade to part shade
  • Soil Requirements: Adaptable, moist and well drained is best
  • Appeal: Sweet Woodruff is a fantastic ground cover for shady areas in your landscape. It has a low spreading habit and develops white fragrant flowers in late spring to summer. Use Sweet Woodruff to fill in cracks, small spaces, or alongside walkways and paths. Spreads quickly when in the right environment. Deer resistant.