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SOAPWORT seeds (saponaria otficinalis)

SOAPWORT seeds (saponaria otficinalis)
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SOAPWORT seeds (saponaria otficinalis)SOAPWORT seeds (saponaria otficinalis)

SOAPWORT seeds (saponaria otficinalis)

  Our ref: ST87_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Pink
  • height - 25 to 100cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
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despatched all year round.

Soapwort -saponaria otficinalis – will grow in a variety of habitats in sun or semi shade. It is useful for growing on fertile soils, where, unlike many other wildflowers, it will compete well. Plants can spread quickly, so in gardens it should only be grown where it can be controlled or allowed to spread. Soapwort is late flowering and useful for providing late colour and nectar after other wildflowers have died back. The soft pink flower clusters appear mainly from June to September. Soapwort looks best growing with other late flowering plants such as Common Toadflax, Common Agrimony, Wild angelica and Devil’s biit Scabious.


How to grow Soapwort Seeds
Soapwort seeds should be sown in autumn, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Leave trays outside over winter either in a cold frame or covered with a sheet of glass. Soapwort seeds should germinate the following spring but can sometimes be erratic to germinate. The seedlings, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.


To buy Soapwort seeds
To purchase Soapwort seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Soapwort seeds per gram is approx. 520. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial,
colour - Pink,
height - 25 to 100cms,
flowering months - June, July, August, September,
habitat - Semi-Shade (Orchards, Hedgerow, Banks, Open Woodland), Bare, Open Ground (eg Arable field margins, disturbed, waste ground),
Attracts Butterflies
Printed 19/10/2017 12:03:29
st87_1 type perennial colour pink height 25 to 100cms flowers june july august september habitat semi shade orchards hedgerow banks open woodland bare open ground eg arable field margins disturbed waste ground attracts butterflies
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