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Bouncing Bet

Saponaria officinalis

Average Seeds per Packet
120
Packet Price
£2.49
Information

Hardy Naturalised Herbaceous Perennial, usually of hedgerows, verges and stream banks; with multiple flowered heads of pale pink flowers on tall, leafy stems above bold, shiny foliage in June to September.

Height x Spread:

36 in (90 cm) x 18 in (45 cm)

Wildlife Value:

Very attractive to Butterflies.

Other Interest:

Was widely used for cleaning purposes; was also used medicinally for gout, bronchial congestion and jaundice. Rarely used today.

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