Dames Violet seed (Hesperis matrona)

Hesperis matronalis P. Purple or white flowers which become very fragrant towards the evening, looks good in a border and attracts butterflies. Flowers: May/Aug Requires: Sun or light shade. Height: 60-90cm.

Range (g)Price (£/g)
20 - 99 g£0.98 / g
100 - 999 g£0.88 / g
1000+ g£0.81 / g
Product Price

£0.81 - £0.98 / g


It has numerous common names, including dame’s rocket, damask-violet, dame’s-violet, dames-wort, dame’s gilliflower, night-scented gilliflower, queen’s gilliflower, rogue’s gilliflower, summer lilac, sweet rocket, mother-of-the-evening, and winter gilliflower. Dame’s-violet grows in moist, and often shady, waste ground,hedgerows  and brownfield sites, and by woods, rivers and roads.