Height: 1-2 feet

Light: Sun or shade

Soil: Moist

Landscape: Native or wild garden; spreads by rhizomes to form colonies

Fun fact: Native people used the roots to create a true red dye (Friends of the Wildflower Garden).

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Northern Bedstraw

$8.00Price
1 Quart
  • Pollinator value: Medium

    Moth larval host; butterflies; Young plants are edible.  Once used as a salve to heal sunburns and rashes.  Early Europeans used Bedstraw for its fragrance to stuff mattresses and pillows.