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Woodruff

Asperula spp.

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Woodruff Overview

This genus is also known by the name woodruff and has a wide distribution across Europe, Northern Africa, Asia and Australia. It includes around 194 annual and perennials and some are cultivated as houseplants. Flowers are small, pink or white and tubular in shape.

Common problems with Woodruff

How to propagate Woodruff

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings or seed in early summer.

Seed

Other uses of Woodruff

Some species make good alpine indoor house plants.