Vintage Mix Stock


Vintage Mix Stock

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.

Annual. Old-fashioned bedding plant formerly known as Gilliflower, with multiple spikes of usually double flower clusters. Genus is named for Pierandrea Mattioli, a 16th-century Italian botanist, while incana means ‘hoary’ or ‘light grey,’ referring to its soft grey leaves.

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 in the Brassica family; for good rotation, don’t plant them where you recently had brassicas or follow them with members of that family. ~550 seeds/g.

5475 Vintage Mix
Item Discounted
A: 50 seeds for $3.25   
B: 250 seeds for $7.85   
C: 1000 seeds for $18.00   

Additional Information


All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.

Our Seeds are Non-GMO


All of our seeds are non-GMO, and free of neonicotinoids and fungicides. Fedco is one of the original companies to sign the Safe Seed Pledge.