Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Violet

Brassicaceae

Height:   70 cm

Flower colour:  lilac

Flowering time:  late June - July

Sunlight: sun - partial shade

Soil:  well drained, moist, fertile, tolerates most soil types 

pH: neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: hardy

Plant range: Europe and Asia 

 

Self-seeds generously.
It is advisable to
remove spent flowers
before seed ripens.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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