Saponaria ocymoides

Rock Soapwort

Easy-to-grow annuals and perennials with soft pastel-colored flowers, only the Rock Soapwort is common. Other varieties include the roadside weed, Bouncing Bet. Grow in almost any soil. Low-growing rock garden types available from specialty nurseries only. Some annual types resembling Baby's Breath which you see in florists' shops are not available to home gardeners.
Saponaria ocymoides, Rock Soapwort
Trail over walls or rocks, or use as a ground cover for bulbs. Does not like heat. Shear after bloom.

Attributes - Saponaria ocymoides

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Pink, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 in. to 1 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Low Maintenance.

 
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