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A picture of a Mignonette


Reseda spp.

Reseda lutea L. (7582369252) by Udo Schmidt (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Mignonette
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A photo of Mignonette

Mignonette Overview

Genus containing approximately 31 hardy, annual and biennial species with alternately arranged foliage which varies in shape across species, these are usually deeply veined. Flowers are highly scented and star-shaped, coloured green-yellow or pink and bearing 4-10 thin petals.

How to propagate Mignonette


You can propagate by seeds sown outdoors in the spring or early autumn to late winter.

Other uses of Mignonette

Flowers have good fragrance and are suitable for cutting.


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