A modest and undemanding plant with a wonderful aroma in the evening hours.
The scent of the night violet is the scent of a carefree childhood that can be remembered on quiet evenings from June to August ...
One sprig of mattiola is enough to fill the whole house with a sweet aroma ...
Annual. The bush is not very branched, the stems are straight. Small flowers of lilac shades are collected in loose racemose inflorescences.
The plant is light-loving, cold-resistant, grows best on loamy non-acidic soils. Easily propagated by sowing seeds in spring and autumn.
Used in flower groups.
Sowing time: May.
Blossoming: July, August.
Planting method: open ground.
Plant height: 30-50 cm.
Distance between plants: 15 cm.
Row spacing: 20 cm.
Eng.: Evening scented stock, night scented stock. Suom.: Sarvileukoija. Sven.: Grekisk lövkoja. Bot. syn.: Matthiola longipetala (Vent.) DC.