Iodanthus pinnatifidus

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Common Name:  Purple Rocket

Light to full shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, organically rich soil. 1-3 feet height, blooms late spring into early summer, pale lilac flowers.

Germination Code: ?

Native Region:  Primarily limited to Middle Tennessee

Relatively short-lived plant with fragrant flowers. One of the more unusual members of the Mustard family and is usually found in undisturbed, high-quality natural areas.

Purple Rocket - Iodanthus pinnatifidus 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty
Purple Rocket - Iodanthus pinnatifidus 3
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty