Flower Database

garden stock

Basic information
Flower Name
garden stock
Formal Name
Matthiola incana
Alias
Stock, Matthiola incana
Habitat
Southern Europe
Morph
cold-resistant annual grass
Comment
Garden stock or hoary stock (Scientific name: Matthiola incana) is native Southern Europe, it is a cold-resistant annual grass of Brassica family. Leaves are slender and growing-like ones grow. Spikelet inflorescences are stretched out from an upright soft flower stalk, and a lot of fragrant flowers bloom. Flowers have single flowering and double flowering, flower color is pink, white, red and rich. It makes be around the anniversary, however because it is weak against summer humidity, that period is not circulated. It is often used as cut flowers.
Generic name: Garden stock, Scientific name: Matthiola incana (Mattiola), aka: hoary stock,Matthiola incana, Origin: Southern Europe, grass length: 30 cm (Dwarf species) to 100 cm, leaf length: 10 cm, flower season: spring (but anniversary except June to September in Japan), flower size: 2 to 3 cm, flower color: white · yellow · pink · red · purple .
Detailed information
Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Matthiola
Species
M. incana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden Ct flower・Flower arrangement Botanic garden Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Oct Nov Dec
Height
30  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3