Wild Sweet William
About Wild Sweet William
Soapwort is native to Europe. It is an upright perennial with pink, rose or white clusters of flowers. Soapworts get their name because they contain saponins in the plant sap which lathers when used for washing. The plants are often seen growing along roadsides, waste places, and railroad tracks.
Also known as
Sweet Betty, Sweet Betty, Soapwort, Common soapwort, Bouncing-bet, Crow soap, Wild sweet william and Soapweed
How to care for Wild Sweet William
Wild Sweet William needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Wild Sweet William love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Wild Sweet William does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Wild Sweet William after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.