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Scabiosa Collection

Scabious have many flowers borne on a single stalk which makes an exceptional long lasting cut flower. Full of nectar and vibrant in colour you will have your own butterfly ball in your garden all summer long. With regular dead heading your plants will continue flowering well into the autumn. Latest breeding means these tissue culture plants flower colours will not vary and their compact yet spreading habit makes excellent ground cover which is most unusual for a Scabious. Prefer sun or part shade in well-drained soil. Height 50cm (20”). Spread 40cm (16”). Hardy perennial.

This collection comprises of;
Blueberry Muffin
Plum Pudding
Rhubarb Crumble
Blackberry Fool
Cherry Pie
Flower Colour
Lilac, Pink, Red

Bees and Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Great Ground Cover, Suitable for Container

Hardy Perennial


April onwards

Flowering Time
Autumn, Long Flowering, Summer

Sun or Partial Shade

40cm (16")

50cm (20")



Well drained soil


Sun or partial shade


Good for cutting


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: 19 May 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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