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Reseda phyteuma - L.

Common Name Rampion mignonette
Family Resedaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Cultivated or disturbed ground[50].
Range C. and S. Europe to W. Asia and N. Africa. Naturalized in Britain[17].
Edibility Rating    (1 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Reseda phyteuma Rampion mignonette


Reseda phyteuma Rampion mignonette
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Reseda phyteuma is a ANNUAL/BIENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft).
It is not frost tender. It is in flower from June to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees, insects. The plant is self-fertile.
It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Leaves - cooked[2, 46, 61, 105]. Used as a pot-herb.

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Easily grown in any well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil in a sunny position or in some shade if the summers are long and hot[200]. A good plant for bees and butterflies[200].

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Propagation

Seed - sow in situ in the spring and only just cover the seed. In areas where winter temperatures do not fall below -10c, an autumn sowing usually succeeds[200].

Other Names

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Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Reseda luteaWild Mignonette, Yellow mignonette10
Reseda luteolaWeld, Dyer's Rocket01
Reseda odorataMignonette, Garden mignonette01

 

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Botanical References

1750

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