Scabiosa Pincushion Flower is excellent for cutting, drying, or pressing. It is also pollinator friendly attracting bees and butterflies to the garden. Great for cottage gardens, beds, and borders. If you want to spread out the bloom season even longer, plant two or even three sowings three or four weeks apart to achieve a succession of blooms throughout the season.
Season: Annual USDA Zones: 3 - 8 Height: 18 inches Bloom Season: Summer Bloom Color: Mix Environment: Full sun to partial shade Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.6 Deer Resistant: Yes House Plant: No Latin Name: Scabiosa Atropurpurea
Temperature: 70F Average Germ Time: 10 - 30 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches