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Hesperis Matronalis

Botanical Name:

Hesperis matronalis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial, Wildflower

Lifespan

Biennial, Perennial

Flower

fragrant (clove-like scent, especially in the evenings), white to purple or pink with 4 petals in a cross; bloom in late spring

Fruit

Siliques (long slender fruits) are 2-4 inches long and contain a large number of seeds.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Capparales

Family

Brassicaceae

Genus

Hesperis

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