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.

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

Sweet Woodruff

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

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.

cimicifuga, brunnera, sweet woodruff- A wonderful planting for a shade garden.

cimicifuga, brunnera, sweet woodruff- A wonderful planting for a shade garden.

Sweet Woodruff This is a perfect shade loving plant if you have a shady, difficult spot you want to cover. These white flowers will bloom in May and June. They are simple and even smell great too!

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Sweet Woodruff This is a perfect shade loving plant if you have a shady, difficult spot you want to cover. These white flowers will bloom in May and June. They are simple and even smell great too!

sweet woodruff, white bleeding hearts, and violets.

Groundcover for under a Japanese maple

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.

Sweet Woodruff

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.

Sweet Woodruff. Easy to grow. Good ground cover in light shade areas, but may be Invasive. Flowers April - July

Sweet Woodruff. Easy to grow. Good ground cover in light shade areas, but may be Invasive. Flowers April - July

Shade Garden Plants:      Sweet Woodruff     Cotton Candy Grass     Bigroot Geranium     Impatiens     Fuschia     Coral Bells     Coleus     Catnip     White Queen Caladium     Lobelia     Feverfew     Bleeding Heart     Toad Lily     Meadowsweet     Miss Indigo Primrose     Astilbe     Pulmonaria (Lungwort)     Yellow Corydalis     Celandine Wood Poppy     Hellebore

Shade Garden Plants: Sweet Woodruff Cotton Candy Grass Bigroot Geranium Impatiens Fuschia Coral Bells Coleus Catnip White Queen Caladium Lobelia Feverfew Bleeding Heart Toad Lily Meadowsweet Miss Indigo Primrose Astilbe Pulmonaria (Lungwort) Yellow Corydalis Celandine Wood Poppy Hellebore

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

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

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