Does anyone know what the purple and white flowers are growing on some road sides? They are usually in areas that are not mowed. I assume they are a weed but they sure are pretty.
I used to see them all the time growing up as a young child near my grandmother's house. I believe they are called "Dame's Rocket". I hope this helps!
The tall kind of garden phlox looks like it, but all the flowers are on a single stalk. When you look at the road side flowers you should see the central stalk splits into three and there are flowers on each one. CE nailed it, it's a wild flower called Dame's Rocket. Tall garden phlox won't be out for another two months.
thank you for asking this questions, I has wondered this for years!! Thank you to the plant experts on HL!
They are an invasive species, but I can't say I really care because they are so darn pretty!
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