Asperula Odorata

Sweet Woodruff, aka Galium odorata

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6" (Plant 8" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Dainty white flower clusters are held above foliage shaped like miniature parasols. Good ground cover for shade, even where only moss will grow. Especially tolerant of acidic soil under evergreens.

Fresh foliage has little scent, but when dried you will enjoy a refreshing scent of new mown hay. Dry foliage in bundles or make into a garland. Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

Features to Note:

  • Foot Traffic Tolerant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Groundcovers
  • Fragrant
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners

Asperula General Information:

Asperula does well in any average well drained soil. Foliage looks great all season.

Asperula Plant Care:

Divide the creeping root system in spring or early summer after flowering. Separate into rooted sections and then replant immediately. Spent foliage can be cut back after flowering and new growth will appear at the base of the plant. May need supplemental watering during drought conditions.

$7.95 ea.
(3+) $7.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ASOD