A lush, fragrant, ground cover ideal for semi-shade (or sun) with multitudes of small white flowers. Lets your spring bulbs push through. Spreads quickly but is not invasive. Keeps its perfume even when dried.
Common Name: Sweet Woodruff
Family: Rubiaceae (The Madder Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woodland and shady areas on damp calcareous and base rich soils. Often found in beech woods.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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