Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

SKU
07097
Tidy plants are valued for mass bedding effects or mixed perennial borders. Perfect for container gardens. Beautiful Dutch blue flowers with intricate centers resembling a pin cushion atop wiry stems. Blooms over a long period. Herbaceous perennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityRapid growth to 1 ft. tall and slightly wider.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

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