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Scabiosa columbaria f. nana- pincushion blue

$7.50

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Blue scabiosa

Nectar rich flowers  held on stalks about 30 cm above an evergreen tidy mound of foliage. Very free flowering throughout summer and into autumn.

  • 9 cm pot

11 in stock

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Description

Common name: scabiosa, scabious, pincushion flowers

Scabiosa are native to Africa, Europe, and Asia. There are many species within the genus both annual and perennial. Scabiosa flowers are nectar rich and very attractive to many insects including bees, butterflies, and moths.

Both  the S. columbaria and S. atropurpurea species have had many cultivars developed for the home garden.

S. columbaria f. nana – pincushion blue forms tidy evergreen mounds gradually spreading out to about 50 cm. The flowers are held on stalks about 30 cm above the leaves and are very free flowering throughout summer and into autumn.

  • 30 x 50 cm
  • Full sun
  • Free draining soils
  • Hardy
  • 9 cm pot