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Matthiola Incana syn. Matthiola incana 'Brompton' ; Matthiola arborescens

 

Stock

Matthiola incana is a woody-based perennial. The foliage is narrow and grey-green, and in late Spring and early Summer spikes of sweetly fragrant pink, mauve, purple or white flowers up to 2.5 cms. appear. Cultivars of this species are grown as annual or biennial bedding plants, or for cut flowers

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plant Features
  • Stock likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Stock likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Stock is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Stock likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Stock

Latin name

Matthiola Incana syn. Matthiola incana 'Brompton' ; Matthiola arborescens

type

Perennial

family

Brassicaceae

ph

6.5 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Stock likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Stock is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Stock likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Stock likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

  •  
    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Stock is 0.50meters x 1.00meters 0.50 M 1.00 M

Matthiola Incana syn. Matthiola incana 'Brompton' ; Matthiola arborescens

Matthiola incana is a woody-based perennial. The foliage is narrow and grey-green, and in late Spring and early Summer spikes of sweetly fragrant pink, mauve, purple or white flowers up to 2.5 cms. appear. Cultivars of this species are grown as annual or biennial bedding plants, or for cut 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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