Scientific Name: Matthiola incana
Common Name: Seedling Selectable Matthiola (Stock)
Propagation Method: Seed
Form Supplied As: Raw
Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel
Planting Density: 64 plants/sq. meter (6 plants/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Blue
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Centum is a seedling selectable type matthiola, resulting in maximum yield of high-quality, fully double stems.Our selection of Centum has had consistent breeding for improvement and stock seed selection, which has resulted in more uniform populations and phenotypic purity over competing sources.Centum is a Group 2, Spring Flowering type that tolerates transitional temperatures from Spring into early Summer; it delivers sturdy spikes and heavy stems across a full colour range.
Stem Length: 64 - 81cm (25 - 32")
Harvest Recommendation: Harvest when 3-5 florets have opened.
Post-Harvest Recommendation: Matthiola are sensitive to ethylene; it is recommended to treat with an ethylene-inhibiting product. Hydrate and store in a cooler at 1-3°C (34-38°F) in commercial floral holding solution at the manufacturer recommended rates.
Vase Life Recommendation: 5-8 days