Pincushion Flower- Burgundy Beau

Scabiosa atropurpurea Open Pollinated

  • Perennial to 60cm
  • Rich burgundy flowers
  • Suited to cottage gardens

Standard seed packet, 30 seeds

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'Pincushion Flower- Burgundy Beau' seeds

Scabiosa atropurpurea

  • Perennial to 60cm
  • Rich burgundy flowers
  • Suited to cottage gardens

A short lived perennial growing to 60cm with a clump of serrated green leaves at the base and wiry stems bearing solitary flowers. The flowers are rich burgundy to plum coloured, domed in the centre with frilled outer petals.

Suited to cottage gardens, borders and beds, and also as a cut flower. Low maintenance and drought tolerant once established. Attracts bees, butterflies and beneficial insects. Also known as 'Sweet Scabious', 'Pincushions', 'Mournful Widow' and 'Scabieuse'.

Seeds per gram: 370
Product code: H6-05

Best Months to Sow
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 10-12 days @ 18-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial (short lived)
Plant Spacing 25cm
Plant Height 60cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 190 days

How To Grow



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