} Stock Blue - SEEDS (Matthiola Incana Ten Week Blue) ANNUAL FLOWERS

Stock Blue - SEEDS (Matthiola Incana Ten Week Blue) ANNUAL FLOWERS

$ 1.95
SKU P20238S
Sturdy, well-branched 15-20 inch plants produce an abundance of early bright, fragrant flowers. They are excellent for cutting. Up to 60% of the plants will have fully double blooms. Prefers cool growing conditions. In cold winter areas plant in earliest spring. Where winters are mild set out plants in early fall. Bloom begins in winter or early spring.

Stock Blue (Matthiola Incana Ten Week Blue) - Gardeners prize Stock for its ease of establishment from flower seeds, its ease of care, early bloom time and its clusters of gorgeous and fragrant blossoms. Truly, Stock flowers are some of most lovely in the garden! Garden Stock is native to the Mediterranean area, and enjoys mild coastal summers. In the southern United States, blue Stock flowers are often set out in the fall for winter and early spring blooms. The sweetly scented blooms will often attract butterflies, and they make excellent cut flowers.

How To Plant Stock Seeds:

Sow Stock seeds indoors using small pots or starter trays 6 - 8 weeks before the last expected frost. Press the Stock flower seeds into the soil and cover no more than 1/8 inch with soil. Matthiola Incana flower seeds need light and continuous moisture to germinate. Transplant Stock seedlings into the garden 14 inches apart. Stock Flower Care: Fertilize Matthiola Stock plants monthly with a general purpose liquid fertilizer. 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.

Season: Annual
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

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70F
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

Materials: excellent for cutting,and last in the vase,nicely,cover with bloom,garden,heirloom

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