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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue'

More About Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue'

  • Clump forming perennial
  • Double, blue, frilly petals with creamy-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:

55-60 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue
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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. 


Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue' 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