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1. Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day.
2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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Spring-Planted Flower Bulbs (like Gladiolus & Dahlias) will bloom in summer.
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4-5" x 15-18" wide. This Old World wildflower is an outstanding groundcover for sun and part sun areas. It blooms in late spring with a profusion of bright pink, pollinator attracting flower clusters.
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Flat of 32 plants will cover 40-48 square feet when planted together
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(15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)
Tough-as-nails, underappreciated garden workhorse
from Southern Vancouver Island, Canada
About Me Master Gardener
Comments about High Country Gardens Saponaria ocymoides:
Few truly useful garden plants are as tough or as undemanding as Saponaria ocymoides.Plant a small seedling in reasonably well-drained soil (including cracks in concrete or stone walls), water it the first month or so, then forget it. It will be straggly and insubstantial at first, but in a couple of years it will be a lush mound as much as 90 cm across, completely covered in pink flowers for almost a month in late spring.When the main flush of bloom is over, cut it back or do like me and wait until the seed heads have dried, at which point it's easy to just pull them out, leaving a core mound that will soon look fresh and neat the rest of the year.If you do wait until the seed heads have matured, you'll have lots of volunteer seedlings, but they grow very slowly and are easy to pull out.Perfectly well adapted to the wet winters and dry summers of the Pacific Northwest. Incredibly drought-tolerant. Does not spread by runners. Loves alkaline soils, but also does just fine in slightly acidic ones. There's also a white form, which is slightly less vigorous but blooms at roughly the same time and contrasts nicely with the pink form.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Have not had good results with them
from Northern IL
Used in flower garden but have not had good results with them over a year
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Cotopaxi, CO
About Me Avid Gardener
Really nice plant with good growth and spread. Recoverd even rabbit browsing and gopher eating 2/3 roots.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Lafayette, NJ
Wonderful front-of-border, edger and (yes) hanging basket plant. Think of it something like phlox subulata (moss pinks) on a small dose of steroids. Blooms a bit later -- into June, can take harsh conditions or richer, moister conditions. Just a sheet of color in bloom. You won't be disappointed if you try this plant.
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