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Q.I planted what was called Soapwort from a nursery and it has grown nicely but from spring to now Sept. It has not bloomed. Does

Zone Penrose, Colorado 81240 | Anonymous added on September 13, 2020 | Answered

it normally bloom the first year?

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Answered on September 14, 2020

I would have expected it to bloom this year, especially since you purchased it from a nursery and didn't grow it from seed. I think I'd call the nursery and ask about it or look up the botanical name that came with your plant. There are different varieties of soapwort and maybe this particular one is biennial and doesn't bloom till the second year. It's also possible it didn't receive enough sun. If this looks like the variety you have, check the growing conditions:

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