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vyskol
Brantford, ON
(Zone 5b)

April 4, 2011
6:04 AM

Post #8470707

I grabbed this on sale late last summer to fill a shady part of my garden under the monster rose bush and lilac tree. This spring when the snow melted away and I was examining the grey soggy mess that is my garden, I was very pleasantly surprised by some green: The sweet woodruff either never lost its green, or re-greened extremely quickly once the snow melted.

I love having some colour in my garden late winter/early spring.


This message was edited Apr 4, 2011 9:05 AM

gwen21

gwen21
Gurnee, IL
(Zone 5b)

April 4, 2011
6:37 AM

Post #8470768

vyskol, I have had the same experience. Sweet woodruff greens up very quickly, and doesn't seem to mind the spring sogginess in the least. You're so right--it's a sight for sore eyes this time of year.

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