Common names: Dame's Rocket, Sweet rocket; Scientific name: Hesperis matronalis; Family: Brassicaceae; Genus: Hesperis.

Plant type: short-lived perennials; Height: Up to 100 cm or taller; Flowering time: Mid spring; Flower color: lavender, purple.

Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket) is a herbaceous plant species in the mustard family, Plants are biennials or short-lived perennials, Fragrant flowers are produced in large, showy, terminal racemes.