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Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis 'Evening Fragrance' (Night-scented stock 'Evening Fragrance')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis 'Evening Fragrance'

Other names

Night-scented stock 'Evening Fragrance'

Genus

Matthiola Matthiola

Variety or Cultivar

'Evening Fragrance' _ 'Evening Fragrance' is a hardy annual with linear, grey-green leaves. From late spring to early autumn, it is covered with pink, lilac and white four-petalled flowers that open in the evening, releasing a heavy, sweet fragrance.


Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis 'Evening Fragrance' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are heavily scented in the evening

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming

Flower

White, Lilac, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars Caterpillars

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis 'Evening Fragrance' (Night-scented stock 'Evening Fragrance') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in sun or part shade. Sow seeds in situ in spring.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis 'Evening Fragrance'

Other names

Night-scented stock 'Evening Fragrance'

Genus

Matthiola Matthiola

Variety or Cultivar

'Evening Fragrance' _ 'Evening Fragrance' is a hardy annual with linear, grey-green leaves. From late spring to early autumn, it is covered with pink, lilac and white four-petalled flowers that open in the evening, releasing a heavy, sweet fragrance.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are heavily scented in the evening

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White, Lilac, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Matthiola longipetala subsp. bicornis 'Evening Fragrance' (Night-scented stock 'Evening Fragrance') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in sun or part shade. Sow seeds in situ in spring.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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