Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Oxford Blue’ seeds – (Pincushion flower)

$4.30

In stock

Description

Picture thanks to Thompson and Morgan seeds

This scabiosa has lovely mid  blue flowers which the bees and butterflies love.  It makes a good garden plant , flowering non stop over summer, and is also good for cutting, having long stems.

 

Sowing advice

Sow in Spring and summer.  Sow in seed trays or pots .Sow indoors into a moist well-drained seed compost. Cover very thinly as the seeds need light to germinate. Propagate at 18 -23 deg C. Germination takes 5-14 days. Transplant seedlings once large enough at 35-40 cm apart after danger of frost has passed.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Pincushion flower

Family

Dipsacaceae

Maximum Height

approx 90 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30