Galium odoratum is a vigorous ground cover for a shady, moist site. The tiny white flowers appear in late spring. The dense green foliage makes it an attractive groundcover beneath shrubs or naturalized among larger woodland plants.
- Height: 13 - 15 cm (5 - 6 in)
- Spread: 30 - 61 cm (12 - 24 in)
- Cold Hardiness: Zone 4
- Sun or Shade: partial shade to filtered shade
- Bloom Time: late spring
- Leaf Colour: green
- Bloom Colour: white
- Critter Resistance: deer
Growing and Maintenance Tips
Galium odortum enjoys moist soil in a somewhat shaded area. It can spread quick aggressively by its creeping roots. This can be an advantage where a groundcover is required but can be problematic if planted where it can spread into other plants.