Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis

Hesperis matronalis

Dame's Violet

Brassicaceae

Height

70 cm

Flower colour

lilac

Flowering time

late June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, moist, fertile, tolerates most soil types

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe and Asia

Hesperis is a genus of 24 species in the family Brassicaceae, mainly native to the eastern Mediterranean. Only one plant is common in gardens.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in March.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Self-seeds generously. It is advisable to remove spent flowers before seed ripens.

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