Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2 ft Width: 2 ft
Flower Color: white,lavender
Fruit Color: yellow
Noted for: Hurricane wind resistance
Recommended Uses: Searocket is best used to hold loose sand in place such as the beach dune system.
Propagation: The searocket produces pods shaped like a rocket with two seeds, one in the top, which drops off and is carried away by wind or water, and the bottom with remains with the plant.
Availability: Specialty providers
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Attracts Butterflies and bees
Native Habitats: Coastal dunes. Identified along the Indian River lagoon and the Atlantic shoreline to the Gulf and across to the panhandle of Florida.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Pronuciation : Ca-ki-le lan-see-oh-lay-tuh The searocket blooms July through September. Annual to short-lived perennial.