The Dirty Gardener Saponaria Officinalis Bouncing Bet Soapwort Flowers - 250 Seeds
Unusual and gorgeous. Super easy to grow from seed. A must-have in the cutting garden. The branching stems produce a cloud of five-petaled, rose colored, single flowers, 24 inches tall. Self-seeding, so will come back year after year. Can be started indoors in winter to be transplanted outdoors in spring....or can be sown directly into the ground in spring, summer or fall. Instructions included. Bloom prolifically on well branched plants. Soapwort (saponaria officinalis) to produce a soapy lather, steep the whole plant, especially the roots, in water. Then this can be used for skin rinses, shampoo and a gentle cleanser for delicate fabrics. it has beautiful pink flowers on a sprawling plant that reaches heights of up to 60cm. Naturalized.
- Sweet flower which is as cute as it is functional
- Provides a striking display of white and pink blossoms
- Root contains saponins which is a wonderful soap substitute
- Grows from 2 to 3 feet tall and prefers full sun to partial shade