Sweet Rocket- Mixed

Hesperis matronalis Open Pollinated

  • Edible flowers & leaves
  • Evening fragrance

Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

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'Sweet Rocket- Mixed' seeds

Hesperis matronalis

  • Edible flowers & leaves
  • Evening fragrance

Short lived perennial with dark green leaves and large clusters of flowers from mid-spring to mid-summer. Flowers are in pink, purple and white and have a lovely evening fragrance similar to cloves. Young leaves are edible and can be used in salads or as a cress substitute, they have a bitter slightly mustard flavour. Flowers and petals can also be eaten or added to salads. Great for meadow plantings or cut flowers. Tolerates poor soil conditions. Drought tolerant once established.  Also known as "Dames Violet" or "Dames Rocket".

Seeds per gram: 470
Product code: G5-16

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring
Germination 14-21 days @ 15-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial (short lived)
Row Spacing 40cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 80cm
Position Part or full sun, well drained moist soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days


We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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