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Sweet Rocket Hesperis matronalis

Charming, large spikes of single, lilac and purple flowers are produced from May to July, filling the air with their sweet and spicy evening fragrance. Sweet Rocket will also attract butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects to your garden. Hardy Biennial - can be perennial in some soils. Ht: 75cm (30")
Seeds can be sown directly where they are to flower in early summer, or started early indoors. Sow seeds at 20-25*C (68-77*F) on the surface of the compost. Do not cover as they need light to germinate. Keep moist, they will usually germinate in 3 to 4 weeks. Prick out  seedling and transplant into 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15days before planting out after all risk of frost.
Plants will self seed in following years after flowering.


Price for 25 seeds: 2.00