Rocket Sweet

Hesperis matronalis
Partial Sun Perfect for Pots Loved by Pollinators Scented

This rosette forming biennial has ovate dark green foliage. Sweet Rocket is a tall plant which has purple scented flowers in late spring.  The sweet rocket flowers are most scented at night.

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1 x Seed Pack £3.00In stock
1 x 9cm Potted Plant £3.50In stock
Discount is automatically applied when buying multiples of the same sized potted plant variety or seed variety:
5% discount for 3 to 9
10% discount for 10 to 19
20% discount for 20 or more
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This rosette forming biennial has ovate dark green foliage. Sweet Rocket is a tall plant which has purple scented flowers in late spring, it will grow well in any rich, moist soil in either sun or partial shade.  The sweet rocket flowers are most scented at night.

Please note 1 x Seed Pack = Approximately 150 Seeds
An approximate number of seeds in each packet is given. Seeds are hand packed by weight, not counted individually.

Latin Name:
Hesperis matronalis
Common Name:
Rocket Sweet
Position:
Plant in a sheltered sunny position, in well-drained soil. Ideal for tubs and pots
Soil:
Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
Height:
90cm (36 inches)
Flowers:
Purple, Cream or White
Pollinator:
Yes
Planting:
Water prior to and post planting as required
Care Tips:
Feed fortnightly through the growing season
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We are currently dispatching orders within 8 working days from the day we receive an order, with many orders being dispatched sooner.  

Each week the plants to complete orders are selected from the nursery, packaged and dispatched daily, with plants usually delivered to you the next day.  Each potted plant will arrive individually wrapped and the greatest of care will be given to ensure they arrive fresh and there is no damage during transportation. Orders aren't sent out on a Friday to reduce the risk of plants still being in transit over the weekend, although in our experience if plants are delayed we find they usually travel very well.

Hetty will send you an email once your order has been dispatched. For plant orders we use a DPD 24 hour service, although this isn’t guaranteed, DPD will send you an email and/or SMS messages to let you know how your order is tracking and the expected one hour delivery time slot. If you may not be available to take delivery of your order please enter alternative instructions (maximum of 50 characters) in your order details. Hetty highly recommends downloading the DPD App as you can track your order and update delivery instructions if need be.  

Non-plant only orders may be sent via a Royal Mail 48 hour service.

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Many plants are 'ready now' and available to dispatch in the current dispatch cycle whilst other plants can be 'pre-ordered' to be be delivered in a few weeks. Hetty may at her discretion sometimes chose to split an order for no additional charge.

With over 200 varieties of plants grown over the season one of our biggest challenges is to predict the exact number of plants available at any one time.  We get it right most of the time but with so many factors affecting plants occaisionally when we go to select the plants for an order we find the plants are not available to pick.  This can be for a number of reasons such as the weather delaying plants being ready in a new batch or plants nearing the end of a batch not being of a high enough quality. Hetty will make contact if your order is affected to discuss the next step which could be to offer a substitute, place your order on hold or to provide a refund.   

There is a minimum order value of £25.00 for all orders. Delivery is charged for most mainland UK addresses at £6.00 or £3.00 for orders of only seeds. For orders over £100 delivery is free for most mainland UK addresses. Delivery to parts of Scotland and the Scottish Highlands and Island will incur an additional delivery charge which will automatically be added at the checkout.  Please note that we are unable to offer delivery to the Isle of Man, the Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland, Scottish Islands, Channel Islands or to any address outside of the UK at the present time.

For more information on our order, delivery, cancellation and returns processes please see our terms and conditions.  If however you have any questions or would like further information, then please contact us.

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