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Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Matthiola Bicornis 'Starlight Scentsation'

 

Night-Scented Stock 'Starlight Scentsation'

Night-Scented stock is ideal for Summer bedding. This variety only available in lilac/lavender/ pale purple, so restricted with colour, but it is highly scented, particularly in the evening / night. 'Starlight Scentsation' has pastel lavender-purple coloured flowers.

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plant Features
  • Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Night-Scented Stock 'Starlight Scentsation'

Latin name

Matthiola Bicornis 'Starlight Scentsation'

type

Perennial

family

Brassicaceae

ph

6.5 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Night-Scented Stock Starlight Scentsation is 0.25meters x 0.30meters 0.25 M 0.30 M

Matthiola Bicornis 'Starlight Scentsation'

Night-Scented stock is ideal for Summer bedding. This variety only available in lilac/lavender/ pale purple, so restricted with colour, but it is highly scented, particularly in the evening / night. 'Starlight Scentsation' has pastel lavender-purple coloured flowers.


Flowering

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Spikes of pink, mauve, purple or white fragrant flowers appear in late Spring and early Summer

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant in a sunny, sheltered site in well-draining soil that is neutral to slightly alkaline

 

Propagating by seed in Spring

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Sow seed in gentle heat in early Spring

 

Propagating by seed in Summer

From Mid Summer TO Mid Summer

Sow seed in mid Summer and protect the young plants over Winter

 
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