Bouncing Bet


BOUNCING BET-- A DEER RESISTANT, EVERGREEN BLOOMING GROUNDCOVER

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Bouncing Bet (Soapwort)
Saponaria officinalis

Bouncing bet leaves contain a natural soap and a lather can be raised from crushed leaves.

• Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
• Habitat: roadsides, waste places
• Height: 1 to 2-1/2 feet
• Flower size: 1 inch across
• Flower color: pink, sometimes very pale pink
• Flowering time: July to September
• Origin: Europe

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