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Dames Rocket

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Dames Rocket

Hesperis matronalis

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best in part shade in hot summer climates. A short-lived perennial or biennial that remains in the garden for years as a result of prolific self-seeding.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12 to 36 inches
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time April to May
Zone 3 to 8

Additional Info

Easily grown from seed

Prompt removal of spent flowers may encourage a second flush of bloom


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden