Stocks (Night Scented Stock)
Feed in Moderation
- Common Name: Stocks (Night Scented Stock)
- Latin Name: Matthiola spp.
- Family Name: Brassicaceae/Cruciferae
There is no known toxicity for this plant (although the seeds are said to contain diuretic and aphrodesiac properties), so feeding in moderation as part of a varied diet should be fine.
Do not confuse with Phlox
which can look similar at various stages of growth.
Also do not confuse with Virginia Stock, which has both a resemblance to Stocks and a similar name, but is a different plant.