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Saponaria ocymoides

Green teardrop shaped foliage on plants growing 12 inches tall. Prefers full sun to very light shade. Needs well-drained soil to ensure that it overwinters successfully. Exceptional bloom from midsummer to fall. Space 12–16 inches apart. Perennial. Hardy in Zone 3.

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