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Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham'

Saponaria 'Bressingham'

Also known as

Soapwort 'Bressingham', Saponaria 'Bressingham Pink', Rock Soapwort 'Bressingham', Saponaria 'Bressingham Hybrids'

Saponaria 'Bressingham' 3 by http://www.fleurs-des-montagnes.net (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

20cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham' Overview

This hardy semi evergreen perennial produces short stemmed clusters of bright pink flower heads above a mat of hairy narrow lance shaped dark green leaves.

Common problems with Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham'

Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham' Companion Plants

Grow with low growing shrubs, early summer annuals and meadow flowers.

How to harvest Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham'

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in late spring, early summer.

Seed

Seeds can be sown at a depth of 5 mm and space them 10 to 20 cm apart in autumn.

Special features of Alpine Soapwort 'Bressingham'

Attracts useful insects

Attracts insects such as bees and butterflies.

Drought resistant

This plant is a hardy plant that doesn't require a lot of water to survive.

Pot plant

Great for large pots placed in any sunny spot.