Hesperis matronalis

Dame's Rocket, Sweet Rocket

Family: Brassicaceae Mustard

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink, purple, white
Bloom time Mid Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, massing, specimen, woodland garden
Height 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Naturalizing