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Can you identify this plant

They look like something I planted in my garden, but not sure what it was, lost the label as usual. Beware it has taken over in my garden, it spreads under the soil and pops up everywhere. Last year I dug down about 6-9 inches trying to get rid of it, but is is still popping up. On the bright side, it is pretty and has a nice fragrance. I

I thought it was some variet of lysimachia, but have not tracked it down yet.


  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,200

    It does look like Saponaria officinalis flore plena. If it is then it is one of the worse thugs you can imagine.

  • Pennine PetalPennine Petal Posts: 1,540
    Thanks Berghill, that's what I have in my garden too. Mines not in flower yet, so have been waiting to take a photo to post,so thanks break23 for posting! I've pulled lots up as it was crowding out some of the other plants, but it's still turning up everywhere. Good luck with it.
  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,200

    Only been trying to get rid of it for 15 years now, so good luck to you folks too.

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