Matthiola incana A fragrant mix of pink, lavender, red, rose, peach, yellow, copper and white bred for larger flowers and early bloom. About half will have fully double blooms. Old-fashioned bedding plant formerly known as Gilliflower, with multiple spikes of usually double flower clusters. Sturdy well-branched 15–20" plants. Good in beds, borders and containers. Tolerates frost to around 26°F. For earlier blooms, sow indoors at 60–65° 6 to 8 weeks before setting out after danger of frost. Likes moderately fertile moist well-drained soil, full sun. Stocks are members of the cabbage family; for good rotation, don’t plant them where you recently had brassicas or follow them with members of that family. Annual. ~600 seeds/g. ⑤
5475 Vintage Mix
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All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.