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daiboydaiboy Posts: 32

We were given a small plant 3 years ago and told it was night scented stock. its grown well and does give off a wonderful fragrance in the evening but when we googled night scented stock it looks nothing like the pictures.

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  • Mary370Mary370 Limerick, Ireland Posts: 2,003
    It looks like a wallflower to me.........beautifully scented, usually biennial or short lived perennial.  It is not night scented stock.
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,638
    edited July 2018
    Could they be Lychnis Coronaria 'Alba'? Can't see the plants well from the picture. Have you got two plants in the container? Not sure about scent.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,902
    By the seed pods and leaves I would say they are stock 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Loraine3Loraine3 Posts: 514
    yes Brompton Stock or Ten Week Stock
  • daiboydaiboy Posts: 32
  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Scariff, County Clare, IrelandPosts: 7,440
    I agree with Lyn & Loraine3.  You can grow the single-flowered ones like yours from seed, if you want more.
    "The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life."  Rabindranath Tagore
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