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Matthiola incana 'Pillow Talk'

Matthiola incana flowers from spring to mid summer and is one of my favourite things to put - a few short stems - by my bed, to fill the whole room with its incredible fragrance.
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25 seeds

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 2 litre pot (200132-2L)

1 x 9cm pot (510837-1)

3 x 9cm pots (510837-3)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
May - June
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
incana
Common name
Garden Stock
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Best sown in early summer for planting out in late summer and flowers the following year. Can be sown in seed trays under cover or direct. Cover seed thinly as light helps germination.

Description

Matthiola incana is one of the most scented flowers in my garden. It flowers from spring to mid summer and is one of my favourite things to put – a few short stems – by my bed, to fill the whole room with its incredible fragrance. Easy to grow and unmissable.

Care Tips

Plant in clumps around your kitchen window or garden seat to make the most of their scent. This can also be grown in a container pot.