Sweet Rocket

ian June, May

Sweet Rocket – Hesperis matronalis

Plant : Sweet Rocket is a member of the Brassicaceae family and is attractive to bees.  It readily self seeds and grows tall stems, up to 1 m high.  These stems produce spikes of fragrant, white and violet flowers in late spring and early summer.

Flower : They have regular, four petal flowers, which are characteristic of the Brassicaceae family.  These flowers are approximately 3 cm across and flower in May and June.

Pollen : Click here to see more about Hesperis matronalis pollen.

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