These dense columns of highly fragrant blooms make a bold statement in any garden. In brilliant shades of white, pink, lavender, red and purple - a good percentage being doubles - they are ideal for outdoor display or for cut flowers.

Features

  • Annual
  • Pots, borders & beds
  • Fragrant colour

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow or into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Cover, firm down and keep moist. Transplant when 5cm high.

Care

Choose a sunny, well drained, wind-sheltered position. Add Yates Blood & Bone and Garden Lime before planting, and fertilise regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Flower & Fruit Plant Food. Keep well watered. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

It is said that to reduce the numbers of single-flowered stocks, remove those seedlings with the darkest-coloured leaves. Water at base of plants to reduce risk of disease.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 30cm
Sow depth 3mm
Plant height 60cm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Flowering 20 weeks
Flowering (days) 140
Botanical name Matthiola incana
Plant variety Giant Perfection
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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