Soapwort, Tumbling-Ted

Saponaria ocymoides

How to plant Saponaria seeds

Soapwort - Saponaria ocymoides
Soapwort Saponaria ocymoidesSaponaria ocymoides

SOAPWORT Saponaria Seeds

Trailing growth to 8-12 in. tall and 3 ft. across. Delightful, rose pink, phlox-like flowers are held in loose sprays. Blooms cover the plants in May and June. Soapwort is a terrific ground cover, or allow plants spill over the side of raised beds. Needs good drainage. Winter hardy to zone 2.

500 seeds - $2.49

How to Plant Soapwort Seeds

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Sow seed in 2 in. pots or cell packs, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 65° F., germination is in 15-25 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds in groups of 6 seeds spaced 18 in. apart. Thin to the strongest plant.