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PlantFiles: White Flowered Soapwort
Saponaria ocymoides 'Snow Tip'

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saponaria (sap-oh-NAIR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: ocymoides (ok-kye-MOY-deez) (Info)
Cultivar: Snow Tip

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ginnysull On May 2, 2010, ginnysull from Tryon, NC wrote:

I purchased several of these from Lowes several years ago. Some were eaten by deer, but the ones that survived are growing and spreading like crazy. They have survived drought periods in summer and our unusually cold winter this past year, One is in full sun and another is in part sun/part shade. Wish I could find more of them to replace the ones I lost.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tryon, North Carolina



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