Pincushion - Scabiosa Mix (Scabiosa atropurpurea) Scabiosa Flowers Pincushion Sweet Scabiosa Flower
Height 90 cm
Scabiosa is sometimes listed as Sweet Scabious, mourning bride or pincushion flowers. It is easy to plant and grow Scabiosa seeds. Scabiosa is a genus in the honeysuckle family of flowering plants. Well known for its pretty blooms; a meadow flower, scabious looks incredible in borders, cottage gardens or gravel gardens or any wildflower garden.
Blooms from midsummer to frost; double flowers in lavender, pink, red, yellow and white. Long stems support hundreds of honey scented florets that produce an old fashioned domed pincushion effect - excellent long-lasting cut flowers.
Plant them in a border, cottage garden or meadow garden to keep the butterflies coming. Plant near your veggie garden to attract bees
- Prefers Full Sun
- Average well draining soil
- Sow indoors 8 – 10 weeks before planting out. Sow outdoors in early spring, when a risk of light frost is still possible. Lightly cover and water in carefully.
- Space plants 30-45 cm (8-12″) apart. Grow in average, humus-rich well drained soil with pH in the 7.0 to 8.0 range.
- Deadhead regularly for ongoing blossoms May until winter. Grown as annual in cooler climates; perennials in warm
- Seed Count: 1 gr