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Scientific name: Galium odoratum        ga-lee-um   o-dor-ah-tum

Common name: Sweet Woodruff

Design Characteristics

Height  4-9"
Spread  12-14"
Form  mound
Texture  medium
Flower color  white
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  May-June

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part shade
Soil
requirement
 moist, humusy
 tolerates dry, heavy soil
Propagation
method
 divide in spring or fall
 self seeds
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   shallow rooted

 may die out in colder regions

 can become a pest if allowed
  to grow unchecked
Uses  woody, natural plantings
Comments  looks good planted under
  azaleas/rhododendrons