Dairy Pink, Cow Herb, Cow Basil, Cow Cockle, Cow Fat, Cow Soapword, Glond, Soapwort
Vaccaria hispanica

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vaccaria (vak-kar-ee-a) (Info)
Species: hispanica (his-PAN-ih-kuh) (Info)
Synonym:Saponaria vaccaria
Synonym:Vaccaria hispanica subsp. hispanica
Synonym:Vaccaria hispanica subsp. grandiflora
Synonym:Vaccaria pyramidata

Category:

Annuals

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Gadsden, Alabama

Gainesville, Florida

Louisville, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 30, 2013, Desirai from Glencoe, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

discovered these in one of my beds this year, I like them.

Neutral

On Oct 30, 2001, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Sometimes listed as Saponaria vaccaria. A hardy annual growing up to 2 feet tall with sprays of inch deep pink flowers. It's a wonderful filler for cut flowers.