Annuals, Perennials, Flowers
From the Mediterranean region. Old-fashioned favorites,with narrow gray-green leaves and profuse, erect spikes of fragrant flowers. Best in cool weather.Matthiola incana
Valued for spicysweet perfume, cut flowers.
Oblong leaves to 4 in. long. Flowers are single or double, 1 in.wide, in colors including white, pink, red, purple, lavender, blue, yellow, and cream.
Stock needs light, fertile soil, and good drainage. In cold-winter areas, plant in earliest spring to get flowers before hot weather (choose early bloomers).
In mild-winter regions, plants set out in early fall will bloom in winter or early spring. Take moderate frost but will not set flower buds if nights are too chilly; late planting means no flowers until spring.
Where winter rainfall is heavy, plant in raised beds for good drainage.
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