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Reseda odorata

 
Reseda odorata
mignonette; bastard rocket
Seedpods develop from the bottom of the flowering stem up

Common name mignonette; bastard rocket
Family resedaceae
Life cycle
Flowers reddish white
From seed germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Grown for its scent more than its flowers. And I'm not a fragrance gardener - my nose doesn't have the heightened sensitivity required to really appreciate the garden perfumes. The flowers aren't worth the trouble, so I doubt I'll be growing it again. But heck, you gotta try all plants at least once (I have a ways to go!)

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 70F with light (72%G, 6-9d)


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