|Fuzzy buds |
I contemplated putting this on my weeds page, but since we expressly allow it in our garden, I guess I'll keep it in with the ornamentals. Certainly, dame's rocket is a roadside wildflower around here, and spreads itself around prolifically by seed. Its coarse rosettes of felted leaves are easy to recognize, even in early spring, so that it's easy enough to get rid of them before they take over. Of the various areas we've tolerated them in the past, only the back yard island hillside remains - where it gets to fend for itself among other wild thugs such as motherwort, Virginia rose, and hollyhocks.
||self-seeds in our garden
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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|JMeeuwig||Jun 09, 2010||Great page that includes the "fuzzy buds"!!!
I have one third of my garden-patch full of the Dames Violet aka Dame's Rocket.
I love it when it covers a large patch!
This year some plants have already shot past 4 and even 4.5 ft
|JMeeuwig||Jun 09, 2010||PS This year I am in Calgary, Alberta, Canada...
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