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  • Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Imperial Mix' Pincushion Flower

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Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Imperial Mix' Seeds Pincushion Flower

Pkt 75 Seeds

Product Description

Scabiosa atropurpurea is known as Pincushion Flower. Fully double 3" flowers in rose, pink, purple, lavender, maroon, and white appear from summer to frost all matching beautifully for perfect bouquets. Excellent for cut flowers with nice long stems this cut and come again flower will produce more buds the more that is cut. Scabiosa flowers are sometimes called sweet scabious because of their lovely fragrance that smells like fresh honey. Very attractive to butterflies, bees, insects and hummingbirds too. Birds eat the ripe seeds in the fall.

Pkt: 75 Seeds 

Botanical Name: Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Imperial Mix'

Common Name: Pincushion Flower

Type: Annual / Tender Perennial Z9-10

Color: Mixed Pastels Lavender, Maroon, Pink, Rose & White

Height: 30-40"

Light: Full Sun

Water: Low to Moderate, drought tolerant once established

Soil: Wide Range, Well-drained best, poor dry soil ok

Flowering: Summer into Fall

Germination: 10-12 days at 65-78°F 

Sow Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost press seed onto damp seed starting mix, sprinkle with mix & grit / vermiculite, keep moist not soggy, 65 - 78F

Sow Outdoors: Can direct sow fall mild climates or mid to late spring in colder regions, onto raked weed-free damp soil, sprinkle with soil, keep moist not wet until established




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