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Saponaria caespitosa

Common name tufted soapwort
Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-9)
Flowers deep pink (late spring-early summer)
Size 4-6"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Smaller soapwort species native to Spain, suitable for rock garden or troughs. The Makes a cushion of gray-green leaves, from which short stems of bearing clusters of pink flowers rise starting in late spring and early summer.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (3w) - 35F (6w; 60%G, 3-4w) - 70F (20%G, 12-20d)

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