Other names for it include sweet-scented bedstraw, quinsywort and woodrow. Soil should be moist and enriched with acidic peat moss or partially composted leaves. Fruits. Flowers and leaves of the sweet woodruff plant have that beautifully soft sweet scent of newly mown hay. Prefers moist well drained soil and filtered shade. Sweet woodruff is a creeping, mat-forming perennial that is commonly used as a ground cover in shady areas, such as in woodland gardens or beneath dense shade trees. However, I *believe* sweet woodruff is native to Germany. In spring, the plants are smothered with white flowers and the foliage has a sweet, haylike fragrance. Grows and spreads easily on moist, shady sites, providing perfect cover for bulbs. How To Plant Your Sweet Woodruff Plants. For success with sweet woodruff, let it do what it does best: cover broad areas of ground in semi-shady spots. I am considering this as a memorial gift for a family member to receive in June but only wish to give this if it will remain in bloom at least throughout June if not longer. Plants in strong light may bleach to a lighter shade of green or turn yellow. I was wondering what I should do to my Sweet Woodruff in the Spring. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. I would like to plant ground cover in my mostly shady front yard with sweet woodruff. SEASON OF INTEREST: Spring, summer Sow the seeds in the spring (note that if your are saving the sweet woodruff seeds for the next year, then the current years crop of seed would be fully ripe in July/August, the percentage of seeds to germinate can be increased by exposing the seeds to the cold. Booming for a few weeks in late spring with sprays of tiny white flowers, the plant is most appreciated for its ornamental foliage. This property is not currently available for sale. Growth. When cut, the plant develops a characteristic smell of fresh-cut hay.Chevallier 1996, Duke 2003, Khan 2009, USDA … Buying Options for Plants. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. GOOD NEIGHBORS: Daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, woodland phlox It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. Sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum) is a durable, shade loving groundcover that combines neat little leaves and adorable white flowers for a visually appealing look. It makes a great groundcover for hard-to-plant dark corners of the landscape. The 1,650 sq. 2383. Plant it where you can control it easily. The herb is native to Europe, parts of Asia and Northern Africa; sweet woodruff has also become naturalized in some parts of North America. The 1,440 sq. Spreading by both underground roots and by self-seeding, it quickly forms a thick mat. Thank you, Rick. It is also an edible plant that is said to taste somewhat of vanilla. The airy-looking leaves provide a welcome lightness and delicacy that other shady ground-covers fail to provide. Other options New from $11.99. These plants can tolerate a  wide range of pH from 4.3 to 8.3, however they do prefer slightly acidic soil. Sweet woodruff has a heady woodsy fragrance, Chad, perfect for wildflower gardens. ... Plants In Flats For Larger Plantings. 100 Sweet Woodruff Way , Flat Rock, NC 28731-9408 is currently not for sale. The petite white starry flowers mix well with everything from white-flowered daffodils to tulips of almost any hue. Its vernacular names include woodruff, sweet woodruff, and wild baby's breath; master of the woods would be a literal translation of the German Waldmeister. Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. E-mail (will not be published) (required), Notify me of followup comments via e-mail, Entries (RSS) | Privacy Policy | Contact | Content Network | Sitemap Sweet woodruff doesn't give the impression of being a fast traveler, yet it does cover an impressive spread of ground in a fairly short time. you will want to divide your sweet woodruff plants in spring or fall. Sweet Woodruff's dried foliage has a sweet scent that has been described by some as freshly mown hay and by others as a soft vanilla fragrance. With a little planning, you can spice up your sweet woodruff planting by interspersing other spring bloomers. Sweet woodruff can be propagated by division, cuttings or seed. (Also known as Bedstraw, Sweet-scented bedstraw) A delicate, scented woodland ground cover with tiny white blooms and unique umbrella-like foliage. The plant may die back and go dormant in the summer if located in a spot that is too hot and dry. POTENTIAL PROBLEMS: If soil is not sufficiently fertile, plants yellow and begin to die out Sep 29, 2013 - Explore Ruth Woodruff's board "sweet woodruff", followed by 135 people on Pinterest. Sweet woodruff can be propagated by division, cuttings or seed. It takes quite a few plants to make an impressive initial display. Cuttings should be taken in the fall and rooted in pots or flats over heat mats to be planted in the spring. My RHS book mentions some vague thing about making tea from it - don't know if anyone's tried that one? Under optimum conditions sweet woodruff plants can spread rapidly by slender creeping rhizomes and self -seeding, but they do allow other plants to come up through the foliage. The current Trulia Estimate for 104 Sweet Woodruff Way is $299,578. It's pretty brown looking. Plants undergoing long droughts or high heat may go dormant in summer. Sprinkle in some woodland phlox, or plant sweet woodruff in a skirt around ferns, Solomon's seal, or This home was built in 1994 and last sold on 11/10/2016 for $205,000. This low-growing perennial plant thrives in … 104 Sweet Woodruff Way, Flat Rock, NC 28731 is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,650 sqft single-family home built in 1995. It bears pretty clusters of white star-shaped flowers in spring and has very fragrant, lance-shaped dark-green leaves. Q. Use sweet woodruff plants as a ground cover for shady areas in the landscape. The dried whole plant is used in traditional medicine. Flowers and leaves of this plant have that beautifully soft sweet scent of newly mown hay. Ft. single family home built in 1994 that sold on 11/10/2016. 9cm pot: £6.99: 9cm pot. Copyright © 2010 Gardening Pro, One Response to “Sweet Woodruff (Galium Odoratum)”. If it grows where it's unwanted, just pull it up by the roots. This 1,873 square foot house sits on a 0.56 acre lot and features 2 bathrooms. In late winter, fertilize dormant sweet woodruff with a 2 in (5.1 cm) deep mulch of composted manure or a commercial controlled-release fertilizer. Attractive low spreading groundcover or pathway edging for shady gardens and woodland settings. Sweet woodruff is an excellent groundcover for shade and semi-shade area forming a dense carpet of foliage and blooming with sprays of tiny white flowers. I have oodles to share. Growing Sweet Woodruff. Plant Sweet Woodruff in your damp, shaded garden areas.. Sweet Woodruff is a perennial herb plant that grows as a low maintenance ground cover plant in moderate to wet soil. Wash the sweet woodruff in a colander and spread it to dry on a tea towel, overnight. Sweet Woodruff, Galium odoratum, has long been a woodland garden favorite for its elegant beauty. The leaves are arranged in a pattern similar to  umbrella whorls around the stem. 99 ($10.28/Ounce) Get it as soon as Wed, Nov 18. 4.3 out of 5 stars 83. Sweet woodruff was being used as an air freshener back in the 1500s according to historical records. SKU. $22.95 $ 22. This plant has everything I like in a plant, fresh green foliage, pretty blooms, fine texture, and pleasing fragrance. Sweet woodruff makes a beautiful base for trees or shrubs -which is how my mother grew it. 4" tall x 15-18" wide. ATTRIBUTES: A low, spreading plant with tiny white fragrant flowers; for groundcover Sweet Woodruff. sweet woodruff. 104 Sweet Woodruff Way is a house in Flat Rock, NC 28731. Based on Redfin's Flat Rock data, we estimate the home's value is $389,331. Note that full sun may cause plants to go dormant in summer and scorch foliage therefore shade is benefical. Sweet woodruff can cause headaches, dizziness, blackouts, and possibly liver damage when used long-term or in large amounts. In order to make the most of your sweet woodruff plants into the summer months, keep the soil moist as this will prolong their growth. You can also dig up clumps of the plants in either the spring or the fall and transplant them to the area where you wish to start new plants. Not enough is known about the safety of putting sweet woodruff on the skin. Put this in a bucket with the sliced lemons and sweet woodruff leaves. £6.99: Quantity: in stock (shipped in 7-10 working days) Buy. Often used as a ground cover, Sweet Woodruff herb plants have whorled leaves and small vanilla-scented white flowers in spring. This shade loving, beautifully textured groundcover is an excellent lawn replacement. Sow the seeds in the spring (note that if your are saving the sweet woodruff seeds for the next year, then the current years crop of seed would be fully ripe in July/August, the percentage of seeds to germinate can be increased by exposing the seeds to the cold. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Remove the leaves from the stem and set aside. I have had Sweet Woodruff on the east side of my house for almost four years. When looking for something to act as a carpet for your bulbs sweet woodruff plants make an excellent choice. I've researched from various other sources and they state that sweet woodruff only flowers in April-May. The fragrance is due to the coumarin present in Sweet Woodruff which increases when the plant wilts and intensifies when it is dried. While rarely bothered by pests or diseases, the plants can attract hungry deer. $17.99 $ 17. A herbaceous plant, it grows to 30–50 cm (12–20 in) long, often lying flat on the ground or supported by other plants. Add the water, sugar and citric acid to a bowl and bring to the boil until the sugar has dissolved. PREFERRED SOIL pH: Slightly acid See more ideas about Sweet woodruff, Woodruff, Plants. Sweet Woodruff Showing 1-30 of 30 messages. Sweet Woodruff Herb (Galium Odoratum - Herba Asperulae) Health Embassy - 100% Natural (50g) 4.7 out of 5 stars 20. Often used as a ground cover, Sweet Woodruff herb plants have whorled leaves and small vanilla-scented white flowers in spring. This 1,650 square foot house sits on a 1.08 acre lot and features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. hellebores. SOURCE: Bedding plants, division With starry, white flowers and a well-behaved habit of spreading slowly in sheltered, woodland settings, sweet woodruff is a good-natured perennial ground cover … Choose a spot in partial shade, such as under tall trees. Herbaceous perennial. This dainty-looking plant is actually a durable and vigorous groundcover. It takes quite a few plants to make an impressive initial display. It is sometimes confused with Galium triflorum and Galium verum. The sun-shy 'Sweet Woodruff' is an herbal groundcover likely best suited for colder climates, where it won't spread too vigorously. 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