“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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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.