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Saponaria ocymoides

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
sap-oh-NAIR-ee-ah ok-ee-MOY-deez
Description

Space plants 10 to 16 inches apart; some drought tolerance

Prefers well-drained loamy soil but tolerates light-textured soil.  A lot growing mat

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Saponaria
    Species:
    ocymoides
    Family:
    Caryophyllaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South West & Southern Central Europe.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Bright purplish pink
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Teardrop-shaped leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No