- Flower nameStock 'kiss-me'
- Scientific nameMatthiola incana cv. kiss-me
- Aliasキスミー, ストック, Matthiola incana, kiss-me-yellow, kiss-me-violet
- Place of origindwarf horticultural variety (mini-stock)
- Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Horticultural species, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May
What is Stock 'kiss-me'
Stock 'kiss-me' (scientific name: Matthiola incana cv. kiss-me) is a dwarf horticultural variety (mini-stock) of the cold-hardy annual stock (scientific name: Matthiola incana) of the genus Matthiola in the family Brassicaceae, native to southern Europe. Stock (scientific name: Matthiola incana). It is cold-hardy and fast-growing, reaching a height of about 20 cm. It is highly branched and has shiny, bright leaves. The flowers are dense and fragrant. The series includes Stock 'kiss-me-yellow' (scientific name: Matthiola incana cv. kiss-me-yellow) with light cream flowers, and Stock 'kiss-me-violet' (scientific name: Matthiola incana cv. kiss-me-violet) with purple flowers. kiss-me-violet' (scientific name: Matthiola incana cv. kiss-me-violet), which has purple flowers. The light yellow flowers turn yellow as the temperature drops.
Common name: Stock 'kiss-me', scientific name: Matthiola incana cv. kiss-me , origin: horticultural species, herb height: 20 cm (dwarf), leaf length: 10 cm Flowering season: spring (but perennial except June-September); flower diameter: 2 to 3 cm; flower color: light yellow or purple.