Soapwort

Saponaria officinalis


Standard seed packet, 75 seeds

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Soapwort

Saponaria officinalis


  • Perennial 100cm
  • A soap can be made from boiling...
  • Pale-pink/white flowers with sweet scent


Perennial growing to 60cm. Upright spreading habit. Attractive pale-pink/white flowers with a sweet fruity scent. Good for borders or as a ground cover. A soap can be made by boiling or steeping the whole plant in water. It is said to be gentler than synthetic cleaners. Also has medicinal uses. Also know as "Bouncing Bet".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Autumn, late winter and spring
Position: Part or full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Plant Height: 60cm
*Notes: Protect young plants from snails and slugs.

(Product number: B4-14)
Seeds per gram: 750 seeds


SKU B4-14
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Saponaria officinalis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 75 seeds
Seeds per gram: 750
Photo credits:

Photo by Melanie Shaw/CC BY-ND 2.0

Illustration by Janus Kops

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