Saponaria ocymoides

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 Saponaria ocymoides subsp. var.  Rock soapwort
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Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 6 in to 12 in
Width: 12 in to 20 in
Lifespan: perennial
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 3 to 10
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink
Caryophyllaceae > Saponaria ocymoides var. ,

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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.

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  • 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



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