Hesperis matronalis
Sweet rocket
Type/Hardiness Herbaceous, Perennial, Hardy
Flowering period Late Spring - early Summer
Height 24-36in/.60-90cm
Light preference Sun
Soil preference Any reasonable soil
Sowing time/depth Autumn or Spring,
This sweet-scented, short-lived perennial attracts bees and other pollinating insects and is therefore perfect for naturalising in a wildlife-friendly garden. The loose heads of small flowers range in colour from almost white, through pale lilac to mauve. A perfect plant for the informal cottage garden. Also a good cut flower.
Sowing and/or growing instructions
Best sown direct in autumn or spring, but can also be raised in pots or modules for planting out later.
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