Soapwort - Tumbling Ted

Saponaria ocymoides Open Pollinated

  • Perennial 15cm
  • Rockery plant
  • Rose pink flowers in spring

Standard seed packet, 75 seeds

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'Soapwort - Tumbling Ted' seeds

Saponaria ocymoides

  • Perennial 15cm
  • Rockery plant
  • Rose pink flowers in spring

Mat-forming perennial growing to 15cm, with slightly hairy, oval grey-green leaves and reddish stems. Loose clusters of small, rose-coloured flowers appear in late spring. In cold climates leaves may be semi-deciduous. Use as a groundcover, in rockeries, border edges, in pots or to spill over retaining walls. Drought tolerant once established. Also known as 'Rock Soapwort'.

Seeds per gram: 750
Product code: C6-18

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Spring, summer and autumn
Germination 14-35 days @ 16-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 15cm
Position Full sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 85 days flower

*Notes: Protect young plants from snails and slugs. Cut back hard after flowering.


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