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  1. Virginian stock, Virginia stock, Malcolmia maritima(noun)

    erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania


  1. Malcolmia maritima

    Malcolmia maritima, Virginia stock is a popular annual garden plant from the family Brassicaceae. A beautiful and profusely flowering annual, it is probably one of the easiest of all plants to grow. Growing to about 6-12 inches tall, it makes a mass of pink, purple and white fragrant four petalled flowers. It is native in Greece and Albania and may be naturalized elsewhere in Mediterranean Europe where it occurs in maritime sandy habitats and in waste places.


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