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Saponaria ocymoides

Saponaire des roches
Rock Soapwort

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

25-28 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

10-40 cm

Description

A typical rock plant, prostrate, densely branched.

Flowers

The five-petalled pink flowers are arranged in groups at the end of the branches, with blue anthers. Sepals are fused in a tube.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, opposite, without stalks, fleshy and hairy, 1-3 cm.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: 4 teeth, numerous seeds.

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