sweet rocket

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Related to sweet rockets: Hesperis matronalis
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Noun1.sweet rocket - long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the eveningsweet rocket - 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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Next May's sweet rockets and next July's avens send up fresh basal leaves.
Basal leaf clusters of carnations, sweet rockets, celandine, garlic mustard, poppies, lamb's ear, and daisies remain green underneath the snow.
The pink and violet of sweet rockets replace the purple wild phlox in the woods and pastures.