Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower
Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Rapid growth to 1 ft. tall and slightly wider.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer through fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Beardtongue (Penstemon)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9