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Hesperis matronalis (Large Plant)

Sweet Rocket

Hardy Biennial

Hesperis matronalis is at its best when grown in large drifts, leaving plenty to spare for early summer bouquets. Fragrant clusters of bloom, coloured pale lilac to purple, are produced from May to July. The richly scented flowers of Sweet Rocket are irresistible to pollinating insects, making this an excellent choice for both wildlife areas and the herbaceous border. Although Hesperis is a biennial or relatively short-lived perennial, it will happily seed about to create swathes of bloom that will perfume the air on warm summer evenings. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").,

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July
Position:
full sun, sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 1 litre potted hesperis plant

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted hesperis plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £14.99
Hesperis enjoys a fertile, moist, well drained soil. It is happy in most soils, including chalky, alkaline conditions but dislikes acid soils. Choose a position in sun or partial shade.
After flowering, leave the faded Hesperis flowers in place set seed, and it will quickly form large swathes throughout borders.

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