|Night Scented Stock is a member of the
plant grows to 2 feet in height and has green, linear to triangular
shaped leaves with toothed margins that grow to 2.5 inches in length. The plant
typically grows in alkaline soils near water sources.
Night Scented Stock is not native
to the desert southwest. It was introduced from Europe.
Night Scented Stock blooms in the spring and summer and produces
lavender flowers with 4 petals which have crinkled edges. The flower
opens in the late afternoon to evening and has a smell described as a
mixture of Nutmeg and Vanilla.