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Virginia Stock Seeds Malcomia maritima

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce $9.50
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  • Short-growing annual that works great as a groundcover
  • Heirloom pollinator attractor with fragrant lilac and white Spring blooms
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas

Product Description

Virginia Stock Seeds

A lovely, low growing annual wildflower, Virgina Stock blooms in a pretty lilac and white in spring into summer. Adaptable to sun and partial shade, Virginia Stock makes an excellent groundcover!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Virginia Stock Seeds
    Botanical Name:Malcolmia maritima
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring
    Plant Type:Low growing wildflower with green leafy stem with pink and puruple petals
    Features:Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Ground Cover, Fragrant, Fast Growing, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Container Garden
    Color:Pink, Purple
    Blooms:Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer
    Plant Height:Up to 6 inches
    Plant Spacing:6 inches
    Planting Depth:1/16 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Virginia Stock

    When to Plant Virginia Stock Seeds

    Direct sow Virginia Stock seeds in the Spring up to 4 weeks before the final frost as soon as the soil can be worked, and remains cool to the touch. In climates that don't experience a freeze, Virginia Stock seeds can be sown through Spring, Summer, and Fall.

    Where to Plant Virginia Stock Seeds

    Choose an area with Full Sun conditions for Virginia Stock to thrive. Soil type isn't important when it comes to this variety, as long as it drains well. Ideally, the soil will be slightly alkaline with a pH between 6.1-7.8.

    How to Plant Virginia Stock Seeds

    Sow seeds onto the surface of the soil, and firmly compress. Keep seeds moist until they germinate. Expect seedlings in about 7-21 days. Ensure that you don't cover your Virginia Stock seeds, as they require sunlight to germinate. For continuous blooms, perform successive sowings about every 4 weeks.

    How to Care for Virginia Stock

    Once established, Virginia Stock is drought tolerant, though may need occasional watering in dry conditions. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional blooms. Virginia Stock is also a strong self-seeder, and will return in subsequent seasons if allowed to go to seed.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

Product Reviews

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Global Rating: 5.00 from 2 reviews
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Review By

Pretty Wildflower

This is a sweet flower. Up close these are beautiful flowers; they have beautiful, delicate veining. The seeds have excellent germination, and the plants are survivers. I planted most of the plants I had started indoors but through a chain of events was unable to get these in the ground in time. They were wilted and dry looking; I was getting ready to throw them out when I realized there were buds on them. I planted them and they survived. I am pleased with the durability of this plant. It is a wildflower and needs to be planted close together for the best impact.

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Review By

no1kitbth

Planted this spring on granite boulder retaining wall & germination was successful with natural rain fall & we're waiting for blooms.
Great groundcover.

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