Galium boreale (Northern Bedstraw)
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Galium boreale

Northern Bedstraw

Whorls of leaves under delicate white flowers. Plants are edible and quite palatable. Typically hairless, some other ecotypes have a minimal amount of down.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: June,July
Hardiness Zone: 2 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Galium boreale

Attributes

Salt Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Mound

Light Conditions

Sun to Shade

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Woodland
Woodland

Bloom Time

June
July

Flower Color

White

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

CYME

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast