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Scabiosa caucasica Fama

Pincushion Flower

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-24" (Plant 15" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-9   [?]
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Lavender / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
One of the best of the blue "Pincushion flowers". Intense purple blue flowers of this Scabiosa are held atop long swaying upright stems above the foliage. The flowers are exceptionally large (3-4" across) and uniform. An excellent, long lasting cut flower.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • For a Sunny Spot

Scabiosa General Information:

Scabiosa are extremely long blooming compact, clump-forming perennials with uniquely shaped, eye-catching flowers. Multiple pincushion-shaped flowers produced all season. Shades of purples, bluish and pinks. Needs well drained soil.

Scabiosa Plant Care:

Prefers average fertile soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided every 3 - 4 years in spring if needed. Cut off dead outer leaves in spring if needed. Remove spent blossoms to extend bloom time. Old flowering stems can be cut back for winter, but leave new growth at base to overwinter.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: SCFA