Hedge Pink: Bruisewort: Old Maid's Pink: Fuller's Herb. Saponaria officinalis.

Pink Family. June - Sept.

A plant 1 - 2 feet high, found in roadsides, waste places. Adventive from Europe. Common, escaped from gardens.

Flowers

Magenta-pink to white, divisions 5, but often double, borne in terminal clusters.

Leaves

Opposite, toothless, 3 - 5-ribbed. Plant stem stout, thick jointed.

Bouncing Bet.

Bouncing Bet.