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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba'

More About Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba'

  • Clump forming perennial
  • Double, white, frilly petals with white stamens
  • Centre stamens resemble pins in a pincushion
  • Gray-green, lance-shaped, basal and stem leaves
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer
  • Flower Height: 60 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

White

Pincushion Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. Drought tolerant once established. Good drainage is required for the overall performance of this perennial, especially in the winter months where root rot may be a problem. It is not partial to hot, humid summers. Removing spent flowers will encourage blooming. 

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray