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Common Name: Scabious
Plant Family: Dipsacaceae
5 in stock
Size/Qty: 1 litre pot
Large mid-blue pin-cushion flowers appear on long stems from May to September. For well drained soil in full sun - doesn't like cold soggy soil. An excellent cut flower and is a magnet for bees and butterflies. Interestingly Scabious are now in the Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae) family, having previously been in the Dipsacaceae.
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall