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SOAPWORT (Saponaria officinalis) P


Steep the whole plant, especially the roots, in water to produce soapy lather for skin rinses, shampoo and a gentle cleanser for delicate fabrics. A sprawling plant with lovely pink flowers.

Height 60cm. Naturalised.

Product Part Number: H221

Pack Size: 35 Seeds


Price (Inc. VAT): £1.90

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Outside in mid spring. Grow in any soil, not too dry. Will tolerate poor soil. Site in sun or partial shade.


The fresh green leaves or roots for making a soap.