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Scabiosa atropurpurea

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
scah-bee-OH-sah ah-tro-pur-pur-EE-ah
Description

Rich, well-drained, alkaline soil high in organic matter; does not tolerate wet feet; good cut flower

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Scabiosa
    Species:
    atropurpurea
    Family:
    Caprifoliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from summer to frost
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies