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Sweet Woodruff

Galium odoratum
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available from spring to summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Slowly creeping perennial has clusters of small, fragrant white flowers throughout spring. Dark, leafy green foliage is very aromatic. Use as a ground cover or container plant.

Plant with Rhododendron


  • Landscape Size: 6"-12" tall, width varies
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5b
  • Growth Habit: Spreading, Trailing
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Fragrant Foliage, Deer Resistant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Feed regularly with an all purpose fertilizer. 



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