Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Rock soapwort

  • Scientific name
    Saponaria ocymoides
  • Height
    5 to 10 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to July
  • Color
    Pink, white
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Pruning back helps retain compact form. Needs good drainage.