Scabiosa Pincushion – Item #603


Scabiosa’s white to lilac-blue flowers make favorite fillers for bouquets. Very adaptable to light and moisture conditions. Best planted in mass, as each plant only bears a few flowers. Flowers from early summer until frost. Hardy and reliable.

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Additional information

Weight .40 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/8″ (3mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Thinning: 10″ (25cm)

Select a location with full sun to part shade. Prefers light shade in hot areas. Start outdoors after all danger of frost has passed. For transplants, start indoors four to six weeks before last frost. Water regularly until plants are established.

Keep flowers cut to extend season.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Scabiosa atropurpurea

Height: 2-2 ½’ (61-76cm)

Bloom Period: early summer

Type: hardy perennial