| Sweet Rocket |
| Hesperis matronalis|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Aromatic
|| Duration: Biennial (hardy in zones 3-9) |
| When to Sow: Spring
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
This is the flower of deceit, giving off its lovely perfume only in the evening. When in flower, it is used as a gland stimulant and an aphrodisiac. Leaves picked before it blooms are nutritious salad greens.