Saponaria ocymoides

Soapwort

Garden(s):

Owl, Old Post

Type:

Perennial

Height:

15-20 cm (6-8 in)

Spread:

30-60 cm (12-23 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

April, May

Bloom Colour:

Deep Pink

Foliage Colour:

Deep Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy

Notes:

Drought tolerant once established. Low creeping ground cover. Hard pruning after blooming helps to keep plants compact.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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