Soapwort ‘Saponaria officinalis’

Flowers 2cm wide pink, pale green leaves. This plant has many common names including common soapwort, bouncing-bet, crow soap, wild sweet William, and soapweed. Saponaria is derived from the Latin sapo (stem sapon-) meaning “soap”, which, like its common name, refers to its utility in cleaning, it produces a lather when in contact with water. It grows in cool places at low or moderate elevations under hedgerows and along the shoulders of roadways.

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Additional Info

Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Flowers best in cool places, near hedgerows.

Delivery

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Attracts

Attracts many pollinators such as bees and butterflies.

Flowering season

July – September

Flowering colour

Pink/White/Green

Eventual height

30cm-60cm

Species Type

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