Rock Soapwort Pink Saponaria Ocymoides is an evergreen perennial flowering plant native to Europe. Rock Soapwort Pink seeds can be started indoors, so seedling can be transplanted to a garden after last frost, or they can be seeded directly outdoors in spring or fall. Saponaria Ocymoides is a vigorous, low-growing, creeping plant that forms a dense carpet of tiny button-sized evergreen leaves and blooms with masses of stunning, starry, bright-pink flowers in spring in summer. Soapwort flowers attract butterflies and bees.
Rock Soapwort Pink makes a fast-growing evergreen ground cover, and Saponaria Ocymoides plant is ideal for growing in alpine and rock gardens, flower beds, borders, containers and hanging baskets. Rock Soapwort looks fabulous hanging over walls or crevices. Saponaria Ocymoides seeds germinate in 14-30 days, and once established, Pink Rock Soapwort grows best in full sun or partial shade in hot areas and almost any soil including clay.
Height: 6-12 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Moist well-drained, pH 6.2-7.2
USDA Zones: 2-10
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 14-30 Days