Perfect for plugging gaps at the front of borders! These quick and easy hardy annuals make an excellent standby, flowering just 4 weeks from sowing.

Commonly called virginia stock, this colourful mix is a lovely blend of malcolmia maritima seeds in lilac, pink and white shades. This hardy annual boasts a fabulous, rich perfume and makes a great planting partner for night scented stocks (matthiola incana).

These bushy little plants offer excellent value in the garden, flowering over a long period and filling the air with fragrance. For the longest lasting display, sow virginia stock in succession, every few weeks. 

Sowing months: March - May

Flowering months: May - September

Sowing:

Direct sow virginia stock seeds outdoors where they are to grow from march to May. Choose a position in full sun on any well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, at a depth of 6mm (¼in) in drills spaced 15cm (6”) apart and cover the seed with its own depth of soil to exclude light. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 14 - 21 days.

When virginia stock seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 15cm (6”) apart.

Position: full sun

Plant size:

Height: up to 30cm (12in)

Spread: up to 20cm (7.9in)

Hardiness & longevity: hardy annual

Ideal for: cottage gardens, alpine & rockery, scented gardens, coastal gardens

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