Matthiola incana (L.) R.Br. var. graeca

See Matthiola incana 'Dwarf Stock' for a brief description of the type.  Summer flowering with white flowers.  [JD].  ‘There is a very distinct type [of Stock] known as Wallflower-leaved, which was introduced many years ago from the Grecian Archipelago, and which has shining deep-green leaves, not unlike a Wallflower.’  [Robinson - The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds 10th Edition, p.680/1907].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

Recorded as a biennial by Carter from whom Macarthur ordered 12 varieties.  [MP A2933-1, p.128].


Published Oct 02, 2009 - 05:32 PM | Last updated Aug 17, 2011 - 04:31 PM

More details about Matthiola incana (L.) R.Br. var. graeca
Family Brassicaceae
Region of origin

Greece, but probably of garden origin

  • Cheiranthus incanus L. var. graeca
  • Matthiola graeca Sw. 


Common Name

Greek or Wallflower-leaved stock

Name in the Camden Park Record


Confidence level high