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Column Stock 'American Beauty'

Matthiola incana

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?

Deliciously fragrant flowers in a stunning shade of deep reddish pink

Traditional cut flower and cottage garden favourite

Easy to grow as bedding

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A staple of cottage gardens and bouquets alike, stocks have been loved since Roman times for their dense spires of intensely fragrant flowers in late spring and early summer. Column Stock 'American Beauty' is a particularly tall, florist-quality variety producing jaw-dropping spires of large, vivid reddish pink double blooms. The tall stems make 'American Beauty' fantastic for the middle of the border or a tall vase where you can enjoy their divine scent to the full. Once you’ve tried growing this easy hardy annual from seed, you won’t look back! Height: 75cm (30in). Spread: 25cm (10in).

Culinary note: Stock flowers are edible and are usually added raw to salads or used as a garnish to desserts, giving a perfumed flavour. They can also be candied.

Height Up to 75cm (30in)
Spread Up to 25cm (10in)

Hardy Annual

cottage gardensscented gardenscut flower garden

full sun

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1 Packet (75 seeds) (KC9393)

Feed and water plants regularly. Deadhead faded stock flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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