Sea Stock

Matthiola sinuata

Common Name:
Sea Stock
Scientific Name:
Matthiola sinuata
Rank:
Dicots
Division:
Flowering Plants
Family (Vernacular):
cabbage family
Family (Scientific):
Brassicaceae
Longevity:
S.L Perennial
Status1:
Native
Soil Moisture:
Dry-Moist
Star Rating:
Flowering:
Jun - Aug
Height:
40 - 80cm

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Species Description

Sea Stock is a native biennial or short-lived perennial which grows 40-80 cm in height. It flowers between June and August and it's attractively hued flowers host a wide range of pollinators. Most of the UK population of this nationally rare species is located in South Wales, where mature flowering plants demand attention from beachgoers sheltering by the frontal dunes of many beaches.