Pincushion Flower- Lavender Blue

Scabiosa atropurpurea


Standard seed packet, 30 seeds

$1.75
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Pincushion Flower- Lavender Blue

Scabiosa atropurpurea


  • Perennial to 90cm
  • Great cut flowers
  • Butterfly & Bee attracting


Short lived perennial to 90cm. Serrated mid-green leaves on a compact plant producing tall wiry stems with large solitary flower heads in lavender to pale blue. Great for cut flowers, cottage gardens, borders and beds. Low maintenance and drought tolerant once established.  Great for attracting bees, butterflies and beneficial insects to the garden. Has a history of medicinal uses, was once used to treat scabies. Also known as "Sweet Scabious", "Pincushions", "Mournful Widow" and "Scabieuse".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring and autumn
Germination: 10-12 days @ 18-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost Hardy Perennial (short lived)
Plant Spacing: 25cm
Plant Height: 90cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil.
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 190 days

(Product number: F8-14)
Seeds per gram: 170 seeds


SKU F8-14
Shipping Weight 0.0011kg
Botanical name: Scabiosa atropurpurea
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 30 seeds
Seeds per gram: 170

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