Saponaria officinalis

Saponaria officinalis

  • Saponaria officinalis
  • Saponaria officinalis
  • Saponaria officinalis
  • Saponaria officinalis
  • Saponaria officinalis
  • Saponaria officinalis
  • Flower name
    Saponaria officinalis
  • Scientific name
    Saponaria officinalis
  • AliasSaponaria, ソープワート, Soapwort, Saponaria, サポナリア, シャポンソウ
  • Place of originEurope to Central Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August

What is Saponaria officinalis

Sapoaria officialis , commonly called Soapwort , is a non-hardy perennial herb of the Saponaria genus , Caryophyllaceae department native from Europe to Central Asia. 5 petaled flower on white or light pink blooms in the summer. In the old days was used as a soap. Root contains saponins, and cut phlegm cough medicines are known.

Common name:Saponaria officinalis ,scientific name:Saponaria officinalis, also known as: Soapwort , origin: European-Central Asia, height: 30-90 cm, flowering period: May - August, flower color: light pink, peach, white, flower diameter: 2-3 cm.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Saponaria
  • Species
    S. officinalis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typenon-hardy perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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