Flowers Saponaria Pink Beauty

Pink Beauty

Saponaria Seed

Product ID: 3703

New! Airy, cool-season filler.

Sturdy and easy to grow. Stems are thicker, stronger, taller, and easier to manage than those of annual gypsophila, an otherwise similar flower. 3/4 to 1" dusty pink blooms float above gray-blue, waxy foliage. Branching plant habit. Also known as soapwort or cow soapwort. Ht. 24-34". Avg. 5,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/2 Ounce

$6.40
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1 Ounce

$11.60
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1/4 Pound

$28.85
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1 Pound

$92.00
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Performs best in areas with cool summers. Sow at 2-3 week intervals until midsummer for continuous bloom. Blooms July to August.
Direct seed (recommended) - Sow in early spring when the soil is cool and a light frost is still possible. Sow 2-3 seeds every 2", 1/8" deep. Thin to stand 2-9" apart when the first true leaves appear. Transplant - Sow directly into 72-cell plug flats, 2-3 seeds per cell, 4-5 weeks before last frost. Lightly cover seed. Thin to 1 plant per cell. harden off and transplant outdoors after last frost.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Average, well-drained soil.

PLANT HEIGHT: 24-30".

PLANT SPACING: 2-9".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: When 1-2 flowers in a spray are open.

USES: Excellent cut-flower filler. Cottage gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Vaccaria hispanica
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
55 - 65 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets