Hesperis matronalis


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Noun1.Hesperis matronalis - long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the eveningHesperis matronalis - long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening; naturalized throughout Europe to Siberia and into North America
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Hesperis, Hesperis - biennial or perennial erect herbs having nocturnally fragrant flowers
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Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.
PLANT OF THE WEEK HESPERIS MATRONALIS ALSO known as dame's violet or sweet rocket, this is a delightful cottage garden plant that starts to come into flower late spring.
But plant-wise the journey is far-ranging, what with stops for chatter about sweet rocket (Hesperis matronalis, you can eat the flowers), California poppies (Eschscholzia californica, and not really poppies at all), comfrey (Symphytum officinale, a bee magnet but it will take over your garden), blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum, related to the huckleberries scattered through the Coast Range) and common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris, the whole genus has medicinal uses).
rapa [202] Cleome anomala Kunth [142] Hesperis matronalis L.
Burning bush, winged spindletree Hesperis matronalis L.
A personal favourite is sweet rocket (Hesperis matronalis), particularly the double form, which goes back to Tudor times.
Flowering herbs common to abundant in the spring and early summer included Allium vineale, Cryptotaenia canadensis, Dicentra cucullaria, Enemion biternatum, Galium aparine, Geum vernum, Glechoma hederacea, Heracleum maximum, Hesperis matronalis, Hydrophyllum appendiculatum, Monarda fistulosa, Osmorhiza longistylis, Phacelia purshii, Ranunculus abortivus, R.
Fragrant, | PHILIP PARTRIDGE, AIT'S probably too late now but, for next year, the only way you can keep the birds off is to make a AWITHOUT any doubt 'Sweet Rocket', hesperis matronalis, especially in the evening.
| Fragrant, Sweet Rocket ABBY MORRIS PHILIP PARTRIDGE, AAIt's WITHOUT any doubt 'Sweet Rocket', hesperis matronalis, especially in the evening.
Sweet Rocket ABBY MORRIS AWITHOUT any doubt 'Sweet Rocket', hesperis matronalis, especially in the evening.