Night Scented Stock

Night Scented Stock

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Matthiola longipetala ssp. bicornis. Annual 6"-12".

Perfume Plant. A delight of the evening garden, small flowers in lilac shades have a heady fragrance at night. Plant Night Scented Stock near the house or sow a few seeds in mixed containers to enjoy the fragrance on your deck or patio. Blooms June to September. Make repeat plantings about 6 weeks apart for maximum flowering.

Planting DirectionsSow seeds in spring or early summer where they are to grow in well prepared soil, and in a sunny or partly shaded location.  Spread the seeds over the surface and press down well.  Germination takes 10-18 days with light and temperatures of 55-65 degrees.  Thin plants to 4-6” apart.  Stock likes moist, well-drained, very fertile soil. Pinch out lateral shoots to produce taller specimens and keep plants somewhat crowded to induce earlier blooming.