vine-y flower

katisu(5 Indy)July 27, 2014

this little guy is creeping onto the sidewalk from a flowerbed. decorative plant or weed?

thanks!

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donna_in_sask

Looks like saponaria, not a weed generally...and I don't think it's vine-y, just leggy/needs more light.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 6:09PM
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katisu(5 Indy)

After Googling saponaria, I do think that's what it is.

Thanks so much! I'm really looking forward to learning about all of my new plants!

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 6:30PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Saponaria officinalis, aka Soapwort or Bouncing Bet. Has an interesting history connected with that first common name. As was said not a vine, just flopping.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2014 at 4:59AM
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