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Cephalaria gigantea (Giant Scabious)



For such a tall plant it really takes up very little room. Large Scabious-like, primrose yellow flowers up to 2 half" across appear high on strong stems above the foliage in summer.Perfect for the back of the border. Attractive to bees and butterflies and great as a cut flower. Prefers sun in well-drained soil. Height 200cm (80”). Spread 60cm (24"). Hardy perennial.

Flower Colour
Yellow

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
May onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Full Sun, Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
60cm (24")

Height
2m (80")

Cephalaria gigantea

Soil

Fertile and well drained.

Position

Full sun

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

June to August

Additional Information

Suitable for back of border and wild gardens. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Easy to grow. Propagate by division in spring. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Sep 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
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