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Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'


Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’ is a perennial forming a mound of ferny foliage and producing lovely lavender blue pincushion flowers over a long period from early summer into autumn (July - September).

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  • Height and Spread

    0.4m x 0.4m

  • Cultivation

    Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. 

    Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering.

  • Additional information

    The pincushion-like flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and they make very pretty additions to fresh and dried flower arrangements.

    A sterile hybrid, Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’ will not self-seed.

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