evening stock


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evening stock

n.
A Eurasian plant (Matthiola longipetala) in the mustard family, having fragrant purple flowers that bloom at night.
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Evening stock with delicate lilac blooms is small but heady.
Containers filled with lilies, the tobacco plant Nicotiana and evening stock would be lovely and would provide delicious smells for your guests if placed near the marquee entrance.
Gholam Modir has a part-time position as a Store Operations Assistant and Khadra Yusuf also works part time as an Evening Stock Assistant.