Plant Guide: Herbs (He-Pr)

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<em>Hesperis matronalis</em>

Sweet rocket is an attractive herb that produces a lovely clovelike sweet scent in early evening. The leaves are a little bitter but can be used in salads in moderation. Easy to grow from seed and a good drought-resistant, bee, butterfly and moth plant.
Height: 36 inches
Spread: 18 inches
Hardiness: Fully hardy plants
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun, partial or dappled shade

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