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Rocket, Sweet (Hesperis matronalis)


Aromatic

Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Biennial

Culinary

Medicinal
Height: 2 feet
Aspect: Sun
Soil Type: Well drained and fertile
Uses: Culinary, Decorative and Aromatic
Care: Allow to self-seed
Usually available: March to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Rocket, Sweet (Hesperis matronalis)

Rocket, Sweet – Hesperis matronalis

Rocket, Sweet – Hesperis matronalis is a hardy biennial. It is a particularly attractive cottage garden plant said to have aphrodisiac properties. Flowers in varying shades of mauve through to white that also have a wonderful sweet scent.

It likes full sun or partial shade and a well drained fertile soil. Self seeding.

Young leaves or the flowers may be used in salads. Freshly cut flowers fill the house with scent when cut. Alternatively you can dry them and add to potpourris.

£2.10

Out of stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

1 – 2 Foot, 2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Biennial

Colour

Multi-coloured

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Salads

Scented

Perfumed

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

R

Width / Spread

1'

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