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Galium odoratum

Scientific Name : Gallium odoratum
Common Name : Sweet Woodruff
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Shade Tolerant
Water : Heavy
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 8" (20cm)
Height : 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)
Width : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)
Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun
General Information : Groundcover with exquisite, whorled leaves that form a solid mat of foliage when densely planted.
White blossoms in late Spring.
Idea & Tips : Best placed in moist, well-drained sites in partial to full shade.
Grower Information : Low-growing groundcover with glossy green foliage and fragrant, white flowers.
Daylength : Galium will flower earlier and more uniformly under long days.
Cool Treatment
Plant Maturity: Cold treatment required for flowering. Plants should be bulked under natural short days for a 4-8 week period. Mature, bulked up plants will respond more favorably to cold treatment.
Temperature: 35-41°F
Duration: 10-15 weeks
Benefits:

Required for flowering.

Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.
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    • Bloom Months:
      April

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