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There is very little to match stocks for their fragrance, flower displays and ease of growing. Ideal for borders, bedding, patio containers and the garden. Beautiful fragrant stocks in pastel colors. Sow thickly where they are to flower in drifts in the border or in large containers on the patio to fully enjoy the fragrance. HT 12 in.
Seed directly into the garden after the soil has warmed in the spring. Cover seed lightly and press soil down. Keep moist until all seeds sprout. Thin plants to 25 cm (10 in) apart. For earlier blooms start seed 2 weeks in advance of intended date for moving plants to the garden. Press seed into soil, do not cover. Germinates best at 21 C (72 F) usually in 7-10 days. Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 25 cm (10 in) apart.