Saponaria ocymoides Snow Tips
White Flowered Soapwort
Details6" tall x 24" wide. This White Flowered Soapwort is unbelievably floriferous, blooming for months beginning in spring. A vigorous grower, be sure the neighboring plants are large, so they don’t get smothered! Ideal for planting between stepping stones, covering large or rocky areas.
|Common Name||White Flowered Soapwort|
|Botanical Name||Saponaria ocymoides Snow Tips|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||6" tall|
|Mature Spread||24" wide|
|Bloom Time||Mid to late spring|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil|
|Amount of Rain||30 to 40", 40 to 50", 50 to 60"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Easy to grow, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good for Containers, Groundcover, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Evergreen, Good Rockgarden or alpine plant, Low Maintenance, Multiplies / Naturalizes|
|Ideal Region||Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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