Mýrastigi

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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