Stock (Matthiola Incana Ten Week Crimson) Gillyflower Night scented, SEEDS
Tall, bushy and easy to raise plants with a glorious fragrance which are ideal for bedding or for growing in drifts in the border!! These Giant Stocks can be sown early in spring so give a good summer flower display!
* EASY TO GERMINATE !!!A truly very fragrant bed of the most showest plants in the garden makes spring and early summer delightful!
Stock Crimson (Matthiola Incana Ten Week Crimson) - Growing Stock seeds is very rewarding! The sturdy stems are filled with tightly clustered blooms. This garden Stock has crimson red blooms, and it gives a stunning display. Because of the sweet, spicy fragrance of red Stock Flowers, they are often sold as cut flowers and can be seen in many professional flower arrangements. Stock can last in a vase up to 2 weeks. Matthiola flowers can even be grown as an indoor plant. Place them in a cool room with indirect sunlight and enjoy the scented blooms.
Sow Stock flower seeds indoors using small pots or starter trays 6 - 8 weeks before the last expected frost. Press the Stock seeds into the soil and cover no more than 1/8 inch with soil. Matthiola Incana seeds need light and continuous moisture to germinate. Transplant the Stock seedlings into the garden 14 inches apart. Stock flower care includes fertilizing Matthiola Stock plants monthly with a general purpose liquid fertilizer. Also, trim the Stock flower spikes when they are down blooming. Deadheading is to neaten the appearance of the plant. Re-seeding is not a problem.
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 14 inches
Bloom Season: Varies depending on location
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Gritty, well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8
Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Lightly cover seed 1/8 inch
Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 14 inches
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