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Pincushion Flower Imperial Mix

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Pincushion Flower – Imperial Mix     bee butterfly graphic  

Approximate Seed Quantity: 20

Its Latin name of Scabiosa Atropurpurea may sound like a Hogwarts spell but this is a firm favourite for the cottage garden. As the common name suggests this compact plant develops pin cushion like blooms on sturdy stems. Has a wonderful fragrance, attractive to our bees and butterflies, and other pollinators. They reach a height of 30-40cm and make excellent cut flowers too. Just beautiful. Annual. Download sowing guide

  • Best sown thinly direct to the growing position once all danger of frost has passed and the soil is warming
  • Barely cover seed
  • Days to germination: 10-15
  • Keep moist
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Light: Full sun
  • For continuous blooming dead head regularly