This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol2", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
This is the Common or Sweet Woodruff of Britain, with whorls of leaves and sweet-scented white blossoms. It is an excellent carpeting plant for border or shrubbery, and many people are fond of it. Other kinds suitable for rock gardens are hirta, humifusa, longiflora, and nitida - all with white flowers; and suberosa with white silky leaves and clear pink flowers.