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PlantFiles: Purplerocket
Iodanthus pinnatifidus

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iodanthus (eye-oh-DANTH-us) (Info)
Species: pinnatifidus (pin-nat-ih-FY-dus) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dovey On May 22, 2008, dovey from Columbus, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

There are a few growing along the hedgerow, we called them purple mustard when I was growing up.
It's pretty and smells very sweet, similar to hyacinth.
I suppose it could be invasive, but I'm enjoying it.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Columbus, Ohio



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