Night scented stock plants are a sensory delight in the landscape. Also known as evening stock plants, night scented stock reaches its peak fragrance at twilight. Plants grow 18 to 24 inches tall on sturdy stems with silvery green, lance-shaped leaves. Flowers may be single or double and in hues of rose, pale pink, lavender or white. The smell of the flowers has been described primarily as resembling vanilla with some rose and spice mixed in.
The flowers have a blowy elegance in faded pastel hues and make excellent cut flowers. Best of all, evening stock plants are easy to grow and thrive in a wide range of soil situations provided they are in full sun. All zones.