Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' Pincushion Flower

$12.95
$12.95
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Description

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' produces lavender-blue pincushion flowers on fine stems over compact mounds of green foliage. Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' is a very long-blooming perennial, starting in early spring and continuing well into fall. It makes a nice cut flower and is attractive to butterflies. Regular deadheading will keep it looking nice. The foliage is evergreen in warmer regions.

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. It dislikes winter wet. It is tolerant of coastal conditions and will withstand drought once established. It appreciates some afternoon shade in the warmest areas.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Pincushion Flower
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Requires well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 15-18
  • Width at Maturity: 10-12
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Midspring to midfall

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will be held until late August/early September when our fall shipping season begins. We stop shipping plants every summer due to the high temperatures. We appreciate your patience!

If you'd like to receive your order before our fall season, you can leave a note for us on the Cart page before you reach checkout. Please note that we will have to wait for a window of cooler temperatures to ship. We cannot promise any particular shipping date during the summer. 

 

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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