Sweet Woodruff-  Hardiness Zone: 4-8 Height: 6-7″ Fragrance: Yes Deer Resistant: Yes Exposure: Full or Part Shade Soil: Moist soil, but does well on just rain Blooms In: May-June Spreading: 8-12″ Herbaceous, it will die out in cold weather and come back fresh in spring.

Here is a great shade groundcover - Sweet woodruff.

Sweet Woodruff- Hardiness Zone: Height: Fragrance: Yes Deer Resistant: Yes Exposure: Full or Part Shade Soil: Moist soil, but does well on just rain Blooms In: May-June Spreading: Herbaceous, it will die out in cold weather and come back f

Sweet Woodruff aka Galium odorata - fragrant flowers in May and a good ground cover for shade where only moss will grow.

Asperula Odorata (Sweet Woodruff, Galium odorata)

Sweet Woodruff aka Galium odorata - fragrant flowers in May and a good ground cover for shade where only moss will grow. Can be very aggressive but not when in dry shade

Groundcovers Used in Dry Shady Area

Six Groundcover Plants for Damp Shade

Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum): ground cover plant for poor soil and grows in well-drained to moist soil, and partial sun to complete shade

Sweet Woodruff - a shade-loving, fast-spreading ground cover - great in potpourris and makes a delicious tea!

Sweet Woodruff

Galium odoratum Sweet Woodruff - a shade-loving, fast-spreading ground cover - great in potpourris and makes a delicious tea!

Sweet woodruff herb was originally grown for the fresh smell the leaves give off and was used as a kind of air freshener. It also has some medicinal uses and is edible. Learn more about sweet woodruff here.

Sweet Woodruff Care: How To Grow Sweet Woodruff Ground Cover

Shade plant: Sweet woodruff herb was originally grown for the fresh smell the leaves give off and was used as a kind of air freshener. It also has some medicinal uses and is edible. Learn more about sweet woodruff here.

Lady Fern, Sweet Woodruff, Trillium - the innocent  meaning of spring

Lady Fern, Trillium, and Sweet Woodruff (My May Garden) - Shade Gardening

cimicifuga, brunnera, sweet woodruff- A wonderful planting for a shade garden. I think I have these in my gardens...maybe I will have to do some rearranging some spring...

cimicifuga, brunnera, sweet woodruff- A wonderful planting for a shade garden. I think I have these in my gardens.maybe I will have to do some rearranging some spring.

1. Climbing hydrangea, 2. Solomon seal, 3. Japanese fern, 4. Sweet woodruff, 5. Carex

Climbing Hydrangea, hydrangea petiolaris Solomon Seal, Polygonatum Japanese Fern, Athyrium niponicum Sweet Woodruff, Galium odoratum Carex (grass-like perennial)

Shade garden. Hosta and ground cover sweet woodruff.

Hostas and ground cover Sweet Woodruff.

White stars. Likes a shady spot, even if dry. SWEET WOODRUFF:

Asperula Odorata (Sweet Woodruff, Galium odorata)

Asperula Odorata - Type: Perennials,Groundcovers Height: Short (Plant apart) Bloom Time: Late Spring Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade Zones: Find Your Zone Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic Flower Color / Accent: White / White Deer Resistant

Sweet Woodruff is the perfect groundcover for adding fragrance to your backyard. When the leaves are crushed they smell like freshly mown hay. This is one plant that isn't prone to invasiveness and tends to form well-mannered clumps.Name: Galium odoratumGrowing Conditions: Part to full shade and well-drained soilSize: To 12 inches tallZones: 4-8

Easy Groundcovers

Groundcover - Sweet woodruff is the perfect groundcover for adding fragrance to your backyard. When the leaves are crushed they smell like freshly mown hay. This is one plant that isn't prone to invasiveness and tends to form well-mannered clumps

7 Herbs that Grow in Shade: Sweet Woodruff  Makes a sweet tea. Avoid consuming sweet woodruff if you have circulatory problems or if you are pregnant.  Read more: http://www.motherearthliving.com/gardening/7-herbs-that-grow-in-shade-sweet-woodruff.aspx#ixzz3DFW81t6z

7 Herbs that Grow in Shade: Sweet Woodruff

Picture of sweet woodruff growing under a tree. deer resistant ground cover that smells good.

Sweet Woodruff: Ground Cover You Can Grow Under Trees

Sweet Woodruff Herb Plants: Picture of sweet woodruff growing under a tree.

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