How to grow Matthiola incana

Matthiola incana growing herbaceous of the genus Matthiola also known as Hoary stock, Matthiola incana perennial evergreen or biennial plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves color green in gray in elliptic shape and grow in rosette structure.

Matthiola incana flower

Flower color can be: white, purple, yellow, pink, red or mix colors, flowers grow on stalk and have 4 to multi-petals.

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Requirements for Matthiola incana growing and care:

Well-drained soil, cool winter, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, aphids, white fly

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead flower stalk

Size of the plant?
30-90cm, 12-36 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
White, purple, yellow, pink, red or mix colors, flowers grow on stalk and have 4 to multi-petals

Scientific name:

Matthiola incana

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