- 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:
|When:||Autumn, late winter and spring|
|Germination:||21-30 days @ 12-21°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Perennial|
|Position:||Part or full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||85 days flower (730 days root harvest)|
(Product number: B4-14)
Seeds per gram: 750 seeds
|Botanical name:||Saponaria officinalis|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||75 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||750|
Illustration by Janus Kops
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