Sweet Mignonette – Reseda odorata
The sweet fragrance of this lovely plant is a luxury in any garden. This is one of the most popular flowers that are cultivated solely for fragrance. Mignonette is a favorite for bouquets. In the garden it is used to break up undesirable color combinations. The flowers are brownish-red or white, and individually are odd in form and shape. The fragrance of Mignonette suggests many uses, for it renders any bouquet delightful. As a cut flower, some varieties last fully a week in water. Grown in pots for the sunny window, the flowers are a constant delight.
Zones: 3 through 11
Height: 6-12 in.
Flower Color: Cream
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun to Partial Shade
Bloom Time: Summer
Seeds per Packet: 100+
Seeds per Pound: 408,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: No
Is this wildflower medicinal: No