Pincushion Flower- Drumsticks

Scabiosa stellata Packet

Standard seed packet, 30 seeds (NOT FOR WA)

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  • Annual 60cm
  • Decorative seed heads
  • Great cut or dried flower

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'Pincushion Flower- Drumsticks' seeds

Scabiosa stellata


  • Annual 60cm
  • Decorative seed heads
  • Great cut or dried flower

A self-seeding annual flower growing to 60cm tall. Wiry flower stems topped by a single flower head emerge from a mound of green toothed foliage. Popular as a cut flower, the pale blue flowers fade to leave a geometric, globe-shaped seed head. The seed pods can be used either fresh or dried. Plant in a cutting garden, cottage garden or border. Also called 'Starflower', 'Pincushions', 'Paper Moons' and 'Ping Pong Flower'.

Seeds per gram: 30
Product code: C6-10

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 Tender Annual
Plant Height 60cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 190 days

*Notes: Harvest seed heads when they are light green and the centres are just turning black.


We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates, the delivery timeframes below are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $6.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $6.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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