Each spring, the saponaria ocymoides gets covered in sweet little pink blooms.
I really do nothing for this plant. It is pretty happy where it is planted.
I ordered another one a few years back, but it wasn't the same. It looked like a distant cousin of saponaria ocymoides. It had bigger leaves, fewer and bigger blooms. Then, after a couple of years, it died. I have tried cuttings of this plant with no luck. It does not self seed. There is only one stem in all those flowers. It's not really spreading. I can't dig up a piece and try it somewhere else.
I guess some plants are special and a garden will have only one.
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