10 Types of Perennial Wildflowers

Learn about the various types of perennial wildflowers and how to successfully grow them with this gardening guide.

Lady's Bedstraw Wildflower DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Lady's Bedstraw (Galium verum)

Lady's bedstraw is an attractive plant, producing dense clusters of golden flowers held high on its unusual square stems. It is a low, scrambling plant that sends down roots wherever it comes into contact with the ground. The whole plant smells of hay. This fully hardy plant prefers full to partial sun and well-drained to moist soil. H: 14 inches (35 cm); S: 8 inches (20 cm)

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