Scabiosa caucasica ‘Perfecta Clear Blue’ Plants – (Pincushion Flower)

An attractive plant which has lovely frilly ,large azure blue flowers which have long strong stems and are excellent as cut flowers.

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Description

These plants are in 8cm pots, $7 each. They are available for pickup from 449 Sandringham road Tues-Thurs 10am -2pm.  Please email us on info@owairakaseeds.co.nz to reserve a plant and arrange collection.ts.

This strain flowers the first year from seed. A native of the Caucasus Mountains, it has strong, stiff stems, and large blue flowers approx. 8cm or more in diameter.

It has lovely frilly ,large azure blue flowers which have long strong stems and are excellent as cut flowers.

It attracts bees and butterflies and flowers and is very easy to grow. It has a very long flowering season.

It likes full sun and fertile well drained soil. It can take some drought once established.

Deadhead regularly to prolong flower production. Once the plant becomes larger it is wise to divide the root ball, discarding the older woody par to retain vigour.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Pincushion flower

Family

Dipsacaceae

Maximum Height

1 m, approx 45 cm