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Scabiosa incisa Kudo

Hundreds of dusky pink pincushion-like flowers are held on wiry stems, swinging in the breeze over neat well-behaved mounds of foliage from spring to first frosts.
Excellent for cutting and drying, and loved by bees and butterflies.
Prefers well drained soil in sun or part shade. Height & spread 40-60cm (16-24"). Fully hardy perennial. Supplies in 9cm pots from April onwards.
Flower Colour

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

Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Fully hardy perennial


April onwards

Flowering Time
Spring, Summer

Sun or Partial Shade

40-60cm (16-24)

40-60cm (16-24)



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: 29 Oct 2018 (+/- 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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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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