Matthiola Evening Scented Lilac Stock is an underrated flowering annual. Whilst traditionally grown in cottage style gardens, Matthiola Evening Scented Lilac Stock is being increasingly grown as a filler plant in an amongst established gardens for its stunning orchid-like mauve-lilac flowers which fill the air with an exquisite but subtle fragrance variously described as vanilla, nutmeg, sweet orchid and of course its namesake, flowering lilac. Matthiola Evening Scented Lilac Stock is a relatively quick growing plant. In garden beds with relatively high organic matter and sufficient moisture, Matthiola Evening Scented Lilac Stock can often self-seed, therefore providing a perennial display of colour, without having to worry about the plants taking over the garden.
Advantages of Matthiola Evening Scented Lilac Stock
Stunning orchid-like mauve flowers
Exquisite evening fragrance
Hardy flowering annual
55 - 70cm height at maturity
30 - 40cm apart is suitable planting distance
Prefers full sun but will grow in part shade
Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
Hardy flowering annual (can often self-seed)
Seed Sowing Instructions
Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden
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