Soapwort Herb Plant, 9cm pot

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Unit: 9cm pot

Saponaria officinalis

Hardy Perennial
Height : 60cm, Spread : 3m+

An unusual and attractive plant with mid green leaves and pretty cottage garden pinkish-white flowers. Also known as Bouncing Bet.
Does best in a moderately sunny site and good soil but is tolerant of other conditions.
The leaves contain saponin, and when crushed produce a soapy lather which historically was used as a cleanser.

Hardy plants grown at 850 feet above sea level in Aberdeenshire.

Soapwort Herb Plant, 9cm pot