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Hesperis matronalis

Sweet Rocket

Hardy Biennial

Charming, large spikes of single, lilac and purple flowers are produced in the spring filling the air with their sweet and spicy evening fragrance. Sweet Rocket will also attract butterflies and other beneficial insects to your garden. Hardy Biennial - can be perennial in some soils.

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

Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (500 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £2.49
Sow May to June, transplant in autumn. Sow seed outdoors in a spare piece of ground or nursery bed. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing 12mm (½in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Thin out plants to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart to get plants large enough for transplanting in autumn.Alternatively mix the seed with another annual wild flower and scatter thinly when sowing your wild flower border or meadow. Thin out as necessary. Plants will self seed in following years after flowering.

Space the plants 30cm (12in) apart in full sun or part shade.

In the autumn, carefully lift plants and re-plant into final planting positions, spaced 30cm (12in) apart. Plant in any ordinary soil in full sun.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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