A creeping shade loving perennial with starry white flowers, this traditional strewing herb smells of freshly mown hay when cut and is used to flavour alcoholic drinks. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)
- Great for areas under trees
- Spreading perennial
- Medicinal herb
A lovely little spreading perennial, woodruff was used to calm the nerves, soothe the spirit and support the liver. It can be steeped in wine to produce a tonic. This is a good herb for people with shadier gardens who struggle to grow the sun loving herbs.
- Height: 10-30cm
- Type: Hardy
- Aspect: Sun
- Soil: Any/alkaline
- Flower colour: White
- Flowering period: April - June
This spreading perennial with its mass of starry white flowers in spring prefers to grow in rich moist soils in shade. It is the ideal herb to provide ground cover under trees and bushes and can easily be split and moved to other areas of the garden. It is an early flowering herb in spring and tends to have died down again by summer.
We deliver our herb plants to addresses across the UK. Orders are dispatched between Mondays and Thursdays. This is usually within two to four days of placing your order, but at some points of the year during busy peaks it may take a little longer.
Very small orders of up to 3 herbs are dispatched with Royal Mail but the majority of our orders are sent via a 24 hour courier service. Orders sent by courier to Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight and Scilly Isles take 48-72hrs - this will be indicated at the checkout.
1 - 3 herbs (UK including highlands & islands) - £6.20
4 - 23 herbs (UK mainland) - £5.95*
24+ herbs (UK mainland) - free delivery*
*Please note there are additional surcharges for delivery to some postcodes in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight and Scilly Isles - this will be calculated at the checkout based on the delivery address postcode. Unfortunately due to Brexit we are unable to ship to Northern Island currently.
All the herbs are supplied in 9x9 cm pots (8cm depth). Our herbs are packaged securely in recycled and recyclable blister packs and then into cardboard boxes, to ensure your plants to arrive in the best possible condition.
Further information about delivery can be found on our Ordering & delivery information page.
All our herbs are grown on the nursery and are dispatched labelled with their plant name and basic growing instructions
Our aim is to provide our customers with top quality herbs and service. We have worked hard to find a robust packing and delivery system that ensures your plants arrive at your door in the best condition.
We would ask that you check your herbs carefully when they arrive and report any problems to us either by phone or email within 48 hours so that we can rectify it. We may ask that you send us a photo.
We cannot accept responsibility for plants that have not been cared for or had unsuitable care.
Once an order has been placed you have the right to cancel your order up to the day of dispatch. As herbs are a perishable item we cannot accept returns in exchange for a refund.