Galium odoratum - Sweet Woodruff


Galium odoratum is an herbaceous perennial mat-forming groundcover, growing in shaded areas.  It has delicate white flowers and dark green whorled leaves.  

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Rubiaceae
Native Range: Northern Africa, Asia, Europe
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 0.75 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Herb, Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Fragrant, Good Dried
Leaf: Fragrant
Tolerate: Heavy Shade, Black Walnut