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b223
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DAME'S VIOLET

b223 (Hesperis matronalis)

Hesperis matronalis. This wild flower prefers to grow in semi-shade, where it will reach 40-80 cm. Its strong fragrance , particularly in the evening, is reminiscent of violets. Important food plant for a number of butterfly caterpillars.

Lifespan: biennial
Comment: fragrant cut flower, good for pollinators
Positive for pollinators: yes

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.