StoX® Champagne Stock Seed

Product ID:4904.114904

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Matthiola incana

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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90 - 105 Days

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Fragrant Fragrant
Variety is highly fragrant.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's flowers may be consumed.
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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Fragrant Edible Flowers

StoX® Champagne Stock Seed

Product ID:4904.114904

New! Innovative colors, high-quality performance.

Completely unique, soft peachy-pink color—a standout in our trials. Single-stem or column-type stock for one-cut harvest. Sturdy, upright stems are comparable to the Iron Series. Double-flowering plant selection: Plants are selectable for double-flowering blooms. Without selection your plants will produce approximately 55% double-flowering plants and 45% single-flowering plants. Double-flowering plants will display a lighter leaf color at the seedling stage after a cold treatment. You might notice that some seedlings will present the lighter color leaves, even without a prescribed cold treatment. NOTE: This variety produces one flowering stem per plant. Pinching is not advisable as it will terminate flowering.

• Edible Flowers: The peppery, clove-like flavor of the flowers lends itself well to use as a garnish on salads, desserts, and drinks.

Ht. 24–28". Avg. 15,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Matthiola incana

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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90 - 105 Days

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Fragrant Fragrant
Variety is highly fragrant.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's flowers may be consumed.
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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Fragrant Edible Flowers

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow ¼" deep into 128-cell plug flats 5-6 weeks before transplanting out into the field or protected structure. Direct seed - After danger of frost. Do not pinch plants. Succession-plant every two weeks for multiple harvests. Stock is a cool-weather crop. Spring and fall-blooming successions are optimal. Stock is a member of the brassica plant family and is susceptible to flea beetle predation. To prevent flea beetle damage, cover plants with row cover at the time of transplanting. SELECTION: Selection for double-flowering plants is a difficult and time-consuming process. For most situations, we recommend finding a use for the single-flowering plants rather than conducting selection. Chilling seedlings causes visual differences that allow you to select for double-flowered plants by observing color, size, and shape of the cotyledon. While in the cotyledon stage, expose the seedlings to temperatures of 40-45°F (4-7°C) for 3-4 days. Select lighter green seedlings with an oval shape; these will produce double flowers. Discard very small seedlings, ones that are darker green in color, and those with rounder shaped cotyledons; these will produce single flowers. See our Stock Production Guide #8227 for more details and information on selection.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.

PLANT SPACING: 6" Trellis, such as Hortonova, used as horizontal support, is necessary when the temperatures are consistently above 60°F (16°C) or where it rains frequently.

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

STEM LENGTH: 24-28".

VASE LIFE: 5-10 days.

STORAGE TEMPERATURE: 36-41°F (2-5°C).

HARVEST: Fresh - Harvest when ⅓–½ the florets on the stem are open.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, moderately rich soil.

USES:
Excellent cut flower. Edible flower. Beds, borders, and containers.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Matthiola incana

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