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


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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



Common Name

Pincushion flower



Maximum Height

approx 90 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30