Plant Care Fragrant Bedstraw

Fragrant Bedstraw

About Fragrant Bedstraw

Fragrant Bedstraw is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Fragrant Bedstraw likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Galium triflorum

Also known as

Cudweed and Sweet-scented bedstraw

How to care for Fragrant Bedstraw


How often to water your Fragrant Bedstraw

Water needs for Fragrant Bedstraw
0.5 cups
every 9

Fragrant Bedstraw needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fragrant Bedstraw

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fragrant Bedstraw in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fragrant Bedstraw: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fragrant Bedstraw love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Fragrant Bedstraw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Fragrant Bedstraw

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fragrant Bedstraw: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fragrant Bedstraw after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Fragrant Bedstraw

Fragrant Bedstraw

Fragrant Bedstraw

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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