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Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)


Perennial

Aromatic

Medicinal
Height: 3 feet
Aspect: Full Sun or partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Medicinal and aromatic
Care: Herbaceous - cut back in autumn
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis)

Soapwort – Saponaria officinalis

Soapwort – Saponaria officinalis is a sprawling perennial which also has beautiful pink, scented flowers.

It has a number of uses, in particular as a gentle shampoo or skin cleanser. Steep the roots in water to make a soapy lather. 

At present it is in use as a cleaning agent for ancient, delicate fabrics.

£2.20

3 in stock

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

3 – 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

Perfumed

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

S

Width / Spread

Over 2', Vigorous Spreader

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