Hesperis matronalis

Hesperis matronalis

Dame's rocket

Moderate to high moisture requirement; full sun to shade. Perennial with deep lavender flowers, sometimes white to pink, bloom May to August along roadsides and old gardens throughout much of the U.S.. Fragrant in the evenings. Declared noxious only in Colorado.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 48 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 6 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
46.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
224,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Lavender
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer