Scabiosa columbaria Mariposa Violet

Pincushion Flower

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 15-18" (Plant 16" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Purple / Purple
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Charming dwarf selection of Scabiosa with deep violet flowers on slender stems. Perfect for pots, rock gardens, and tucked in as a specimen for a surprise of color.

One of the longest flowering perennials. Multiple pincushion shaped flowers produced all season. Very compact with ferny blue-grey foliage. A garden favorite.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Birds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Scabiosa General Information:

Scabiosa are extremely long blooming compact, clump-forming perennials with uniquely shaped, eye-catching flowers. 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.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: SCMV