Common names: Sweet Woodruff, Wild Baby's Breath, Sweetscented Bedstraw
The Galium genus has hundreds of species growing in the meadows, woodlands and thickets of temperate regions.
Only one species is found in domestic gardens, which is
- easy to grow,
- effective as ground cover
- and has immaculate white, pollinator-friendly flowers.
Thousands of little white stars from May until August. Grow in any type of soil, from full sun to partial shade. It does, however, have a preference for moist, humus-rich soils. Goes very well with Ophiopogon nigrescens 'Black Dragon'. Very hardy.
Height: 35 cm.
Planting distance: Galium odoratum is a very good ground cover, so...
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 60 cm
- Flower colour: white
- Flowering period: spring flowers