sweet woodruff


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sweet woodruff

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains citric acid, coumarin, rubichloric acid and tannins; it is diuretic and given as a digestive and hepatic tonic.
 
Toxicity
Vomiting and vertigo in large doses.
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Soften the golden yellow blooms with a white-flowering ground cover like sweet woodruff and white tulips or daffodils.
Underplant with violets and sweet woodruff. June brings the fragrant-rich flowers of peonies, carnations, daylilies, Jupiter's-beard, valerian, sweet alyssum, mignonette, heliotrope, and the rich bounty and beauty of roses.
"Instead of planting vinca, ajuga, woody thyme, creeping mahonia, kinnikinnik and sweet woodruff, plant just sweet woodruff in the shade and wooly thyme in the sun."
Ferns are especially handsome as accents among swaths of lower-growing plants such as sweet woodruff or oxalis (O.
It was set up on a bed of washed river rock adjacent to a shady border of sweet woodruff and sword ferns.
Corsican mint and sweet woodruff thrive in shade under vine maples north of the house.
Edging the pond are impatiens (for summer color), ferns, fuchsias, spearmint, and sweet woodruff.