6 Varieties of Stock Seed.
VINTAGE SERIESStock Seeds
Sturdy, well-branched 15-20 inch plants produce an abundance of early bright, fragrant flowers. They are excellent for cutting. Up to 60% of the plants will have fully double blooms. Prefers cool growing conditions. In cold winter areas plant in earliest spring. Where winters are mild set out plants in early fall. Bloom begins in winter or early spring.
VINTAGE ANTIQUE MIXStock
A warm blend of fragrant flowers in copper, peach, and yellow shades. Plants grow 15-20 inches tall on sturdy, branching stems. Stock blooms make excellent cut flowers.
Medium to deep lavender blooms.
Flower colors include copper, lilac, red, white, burgundy, lavender, peach, rose and yellow.
Pure white flowers.
Colors include lavender, red, violet and white. Fully double, fragrant flower spikes on dwarf, 10-12 inch tall plants. Prefers cool growing conditions, in cold winter areas plant in earliest spring. Where winters are mild set out plants in early fall for bloom beginning in winter or early spring.
How to Plant Stock Seeds
Sow stock seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-65° F., germination is in 7-21 days. Transplant into the garden 8 inches apart.
Growing stock: Stock prefers temperatures below 80° F. and moist, well-drained soil. Can be grown as a fall-spring annual in climates with little frost. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. 'Vintage' stocks and are superb, fragrant cut flowers. Plants are deer resistant.