What you need to know as a florist about the Saponaria

  • Colourful splendour
    Saponaria is usually found in soft shades such as pale pink and white. These subtle colours exude a sense of tenderness and softness.
  • Stylish applications
    The Saponaria is a flower with a charming appearance. The plant has small, delicate flowers that usually grow in clusters.
  • Symbolic meaning
    Saponaria symbolises purity, cleansing and freshness.

All about the Saponaria

Looking for a flower that is not only beautiful but also gives off a wonderful fragrance? Meet the Saponaria, a gorgeous flower known for its delicate flowers and pleasant soapy scent. For this reason, this flower is also known as Soapwort.

The Saponaria is a flower characterised by its delicate flowers and striking colours, including white, pink and lilac. In addition, this flower smells wonderfully fresh and soapy. The soapwort is perfect for use in bouquets and arrangements, creating a romantic and soft look.

The Dutch name Zeepkruid is derived from the substance saponin contained in the root of the plant, which will foam on contact with water.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Saponaria

There are several techniques you can apply to the Saponaria. Think of making arrangements, a bouquet, a mono-bouquet or drying.





When choosing the right bouquet, it is important to consider the meaning of the Saponaria. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Saponaria, so the customer knows how to keep the flowers fresh for as long as possible. Read the care tips under 'Care' for the best advice.

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