“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Galium boreale

Northern Bedstraw

Garden(s):

LoH2O

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

20-50 cm (8-20 in)

Spread:

Spreading

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Average, Rocky, Sandy

Notes:

Fragrant flowers. Fall foliage colors range from yellow to purple/red. Attractive seed heads. Historically has had many uses primarily related to its fragrance and medicinal properties.