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.
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.
Aspérula (Galium Odoratum) Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum Attractive low spreading groundcover or pathway edging for shady gardens and woodland settings that spreads quickly with rich soil and ample moisture. Leaves and stems have a vanilla-like odor when dried. Full to partial shade.is a lovely, delicate ground cover perennial which will take full shade to partial sun. It has small, elongated leaves and tiny white flowers. Plant it next to Hosta for wonderful contrasting textures.