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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 15
Common Name: Sweet Rocket
Latin Name: Hesperis matronalis
Variety: Species
Colour: Purple
Temperature: 18C - 22C (64F - 72F) (Zone 3)
Zone: 3
Blooms: May to June
Site: Full Sun or Part Shade
Height: 70cm - 80cm (28" - 31")
Spread: 30cm - 35cm (12" - 14")
Seeds per pack: 50
Price: $4.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant is a great water saver. Also perfect for the busy lifestyle gardener or just that dry area where nothing seems to grow. This plant is scented.
Attracts
Butterflies
Drought
Tolerant
Scented



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Sweet Rocket


Notes: A long lived, easy to grow, early blooming perennial. Sweet Rocket has been long loved for its intensely sweet scented lilac purple or white blooms on single spikes. Perfect for adding scent to cut bouquets and attracting bees and other pollinators to the garden. Ideal for the back of beds and borders. These plants are very hardy and adaptable. Self sows; considered invasive in some areas.


Instructions: Surface sow. Germination is 10 to 25 days.


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Foxglove Mix - This  variety produces spires of white and pink tubular florets with vividly speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing fall sowing. Plants are hardy bi-ennials. Useful in a wild flower garden as it self sows easily. Ancients  founded the medicinal uses that are still used today in the treatment of heart problems. Hummingbirds love the early and late blooms. Cut flowering stems down to the ground to encourage second spikes.   Snow in Summer - Hardy, dwarf ,trailing and drought tolerant plants with silvery foliage, covered in a blanket of white blossoms. Great for rock gardens and walls. Early bloomer. Sheer spent flowers to promote further blooms.   Echinacea - A bouquet sweet scent fills a room and the birds love the seed heads in winter garden. Echinacea is reputed to increase the bodies resistance to infection and colds. Scented, deer resistant ,drought tolerant and attracts beneficial insects. Striking purple daisy like flowers with orange and golden  brown central cones.  A very frost hardy plant that likes full sun and fertile soil and will provide abundant cut-flowers once established.
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