Galium odoratum

[SWEET WOODRUFF]

 $5.00 

Category: Potted Plants
Longevity: HP (zones 5 to 8)
Lighting Conditions: sh-PS
Average Height: 8 inches
Uses: A C M O R

A beautiful old fashioned herb garden ground cover for shady places with whorls of light green leaves and many tiny fragrant star-shaped white flowers in May. In fact it's the flavoring for May Wine and is a traditional strewing herb. It is also used to flavor beer, brandy, sausages, ice cream and jams. The leaves have a slight vanilla odor when first picked which becomes stronger when dried due to their coumarin content. Pot-pourri and sachets made from this are supposed to repel moths. Considered anti-inflamatory, diuretic and tonic. Prefers rich, moist acidic soil. Deer resistant. Formerly known as Asperula odorata.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 February, 2008.
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