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Scabiosa Collection


An exquisite and unusual flower shape which has quickly caught the eye of cut flower arrangers.
masses of beautiful, solitary pin-cushion blooms are held on long slender stems from June to September. large outer petals surround a nectar rich pincushion-like centre, so irresistible to passing bees and butterflies. Prefer well-drained soil in sun or part shade.
Height and spread 50-60cm (20-24"). Hardy perennials supplied as young plants.

Collection consists of;
Marshmallow
Blackberry
Vanilla
Lavender
Raspberry
Flower Colour
Lilac, Pink, Red, White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Small Gardens

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
April onwards

Flowering Time
Long Flowering, Summer & Autumn

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
50cm (20"), 60cm (24")

Height
50-60cm (20-24)

Scabious

Soil

Well drained soil

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Good for cutting

Flowering

June to October

Additional Information

Dead head regularly to promote further flowering. Scabiosa are easy to care for and require little maintenance. Rainfall is normally all the water they need however they will require supplementary water during prolonged dry periods. They require no fertiliser, as the addition of compost will suffice. It is recommended that you deadhead spent flowers to encourage further blooming whilst providing a vital tidy up. Divide and replant in fresh soil every 2-3 years to maintain vigour. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 07 Apr 2019 (+/- 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.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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