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Hesperis matronalis (Dames Rocket) bloom
Hesperis matronalis (Dames Rocket) whole plant/field shotHesperis matronalis (Dames Rocket) seed

Hesperis matronalis
Dames Rocket

Provides early spring color to landscapes; seed is persistent in soils; can be invasive in riparian areas.

General Product Information:

Item Number: HESMAT01
Species Type: Naturalized
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A bunch-type flowering species.
Habitat: Low woods, wet meadows, roadside ditches.
Bloom Period: May to June
Flower Color: Pink, purplish pink, white
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.2 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 224,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $17.60/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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