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Saponaria ocymoides 1 Litres

SKU: 1112339

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Saponaria ocymoides, commonly known as Rock Soapwort, is a charming perennial plant that brings beauty and grace to gardens. This UK native plant features masses of delicate pink flowers that bloom profusely during the summer months.

With its trailing and mat-forming habit, Saponaria ocymoides is ideal for ground cover in sunny areas. It forms a dense carpet of evergreen foliage, which adds interest to the garden even when the flowers are not in bloom. The flowers, borne on slender stems, create a delightful display that attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies.

This low-growing plant reaches a height of around 10-15cm, with a spread of up to 45cm. Its compact size and spreading habit make it suitable for rock gardens, slopes, or as edging along paths and borders. Saponaria ocymoides is also an excellent choice for container gardening, cascading over the edges of pots and adding a soft touch to patio areas.

Rock Soapwort thrives in well-drained soil and prefers full sun to light shade. It is a relatively low-maintenance plant, requiring regular watering to establish itself but becoming more drought-tolerant once it is well-rooted. Deadheading spent flowers can encourage additional blooming and keep the plant looking tidy.

With its delicate pink flowers and compact growth habit, Saponaria ocymoides brings a touch of beauty and versatility to any garden. Its ability to withstand various growing conditions and its attractive trailing form make it a popular choice among gardeners looking for a charming and reliable ground cover plant.

  • Aspect: South-facing or West-facing
  • Common Name: Rock Soapwort-Tumbling Ted
  • Eventual Height: 15cm
  • Eventual Spread: 45cm
  • Exposure: Exposed or Sheltered
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Flowering Period: Summer
  • For Pollinator: Yes
  • Hardiness: H5
  • Latin Name: Saponaria ocymoides
  • Location: Gravel Garden-Garden Edging-Rock Garden-Patio Pot
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
  • Soil Type: Loam-Sand-Clay
  • Sun Level: Full Sun
  • Type: Herbaceous Perennial-Alpine
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