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Bouncing Bet

Saponaria officinalis 'Rosea Plena'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

40cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Bouncing Bet Overview

Fine pink 5cm panicles of flowers that are highly scented. Said by Colorado University to have a fragrance 4x stronger than a typical scented rose.

Common problems with Bouncing Bet

How to propagate Bouncing Bet

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or autumn or from cuttings in early summer.

Seed

Other uses of Bouncing Bet

Walls, rock garden, waste ground.