|Saponaria ocymoides subsp. var.||Rock soapwort|
Describe plant here...
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Saponaria ocymoides, Linn. Sts. much-branched, 6-9 in. high, half-trailing: lvs. ovate-lanceolate, about 1-nerved, small, acute: fls. bright pink, in loose, broad cymes. Summer. Eu.
Pests and diseases
- Var. alba, Hort., is a form with pure white fls., in reality a hybrid between two forms of the species. CH
- Var. floribunda, Hort., is a form more profusely fld. than the type, with lvs. small and lanceolate and fls. soft pink. CH
- Var. splendens, Hort., has large fls. which are a more intense rose than the type. CH
- Var. splendidissima, Hort., has large deep rosy crimson fls. CH
- Var. versicolor, Hort., is a form in which the fls. are at first pure white later becoming rose. A cross between a white-flowering variety and var. splendens.CH
- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963