Soapwort / Bouncing Bet Flower Seeds

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Soapwort / Bouncing Bet Flower Seeds

Heirloom flower whose stems & roots can be used to create gentle suds. Plants will spread in most soils. 30 seeds per packet.

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 Soapwort 30 seeds$2.75

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(Saponaria Officinalis)

Wild flower from colonial America when the roots were used to create "suds" for washing clothes. Flowers have a sweet cinnamon smell and pale pink blooms. Plant will spread in most soils. Each seed packet contains approximately 30 seeds. ________________________________

We grow, harvest and pack our seed packets BY HAND. Each seed packet includes detailed directions about how to grow successful plants. It is our goal to inspire you to plant your own vegetables and flowers - to enjoy your sustainable and local harvest. _______________________________

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Details:

Flowers:Light pink clusters atop stalk that smell of sweet cloves or cinnamon.
Foliage:Green
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:24 to 36
Diameter:Will spread without control cutback.
Heirloom:yes
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:3 to 11
Soil:Gows well in most soil conditions, great for naturalizing or meadow planting
Propagation / Germination:12 to 18 days at 70 degrees F
Spacing:24 inches. Plant will spread!
Sun:Full sun to partial shade

Our base shipping rate is $2.75 for first class USPS postage. SHIPPING FOR ADDITIONAL SEED PACKETS IS FREE for up to 10 packets. SAVE on shipping by ordering more than one seed packet. We grow, harvest and pack our seed packets BY HAND. Each seed packet includes detailed directions about how to grow successful plants. We are a small farm - exempt from the National Organic Program requirements, and do not use GMO seeds or insecticides.


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