bouncing Betbouncing Bet
a perennial soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) with clusters of pinkish flowers
Origin of bouncing Bet; from Bet, nickname for Elizabeth
also bouncing bet
A perennial Eurasian herb (Saponaria officinalis) of the pink family, planted as an ornamental for its dense clusters of pink to whitish flowers and widely naturalized in the United States. Also called soapwort.
Origin of bouncing BetFrom Bet, nickname for Elizabeth.