Evening Scented Stock
Common Name:Evening Scented Stock
Latin Name:Matthiola bicornis
Sun Light:Full is best for strongest growth
Average Germination:7-14 days
Bloom size: 1 1/2 inches
Colors:Light purple as shown in picture
Bloom time:Early summer if planted as soon as soil can be worked in spring
Soil:Well drained amended with compost, better soil = better plants and flowers!
Sow:No more than 1/8" deep as the seeds are very small. Some growers simply work the soil drop the seeds on top and water. Watering is usually enough to stir up the soil and cover the seed. Keep soil moist and use a slug bait to prevent your seedlings from being eaten in one night
Fertilizer: A four month fertilizer during planting will really improve growth. Fertilizing starting in spring after frost will bring on more flowers
When to plant:Spring, this plant will not winter over
Coverage:1 oz covers 500 sq feet
Description: This plants flowers have a very powerful fragrance! Ok, so you are thinking I have heard this before and have been disappointed! Not with this incredible scented variety. What the Scented stock does not have in looks more than makes up for it in the knock you over fragrance that only happens at night. The perfect flower for a night blooming garden, you truly will be shocked at its strong fragrance!