BCP/Hesperis matronalis


Hesperis matronalis

Closeup of purple flowers, flowers can range from white through pink, purple, or red

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Profile for Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright forb
Flowers:4 showy petals
Scent:Strong, sweet scent in early morning and evening
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (invasive or naturalized) (cultivated) May, June, September, November
New Hampshire: June, July

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This page is a profile for the plant species Hesperis matronalis, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.