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Stocks 'Night Scented' (Start-A-Garden™ Range)

Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis, Matthiola bicornis

Hardy Annual

Glorious evening fragrance from deliciously scented, lilac flowers which open in the evening. Simply scatter seed outdoors amongst borders and bedding to allow sweet scent to pervade your garden on summer nights. You can also add a little pinch to baskets and containers.

Culinary note: Flowers are usually added raw to salads or as a garnish to desserts, they can also be candied. Their flavour is perfumed. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, May, June
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (1200 stocks seed)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £0.99
Where to sow: Outdoors where they are to flower.
Preparation: Prepare the ground by raking until it is fine and crumbly, removing any large stones.
Sowing: Sow 6mm (1/4in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart or scatter the seed in beds or borders as a gap filler and only lightly cover seed as light will help germination.
Growing:When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 10cm (4in) apart.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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