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Scabiosa columbaria 'Pincushion Blue'

Scabiosa columbaria | Pinchushion Flower, Sweet Scabious

Perennial Any

What is Perennial Any?

Blends beautifully into cottage style and wildlife plantings

A rich nectar source for many insects including butterflies and moths

Perfect choice for a gravel or rock garden

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Description How to Grow Delivery

Long flowering and versatile, Scabiosa columbaria ‘Pincushion Blue’ is a short scabious that is perfect for gravel gardens, wildlife areas, containers and the front of dry, sunny borders. A magnet for butterflies and moths, this hardy perennial produces soft lavender pincushion flowers above a cushion of attractive divided foliage from late spring right through to autumn. Drought tolerant once established, scabious thrives in sunny, free-draining sites. Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 50cm (20in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 50cm (20in)
Spread Up to June

Perennial Any

bordersbedsraised bedcontainers

wind tolerant

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Flowering Months


1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (KC9139)

Grow Scabious plants in a sunny position on fertile, well drained, neutral to alkaline soil that is not excessively wet in winter.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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