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.