SCABIOSA

Commonly known as Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

Nectar-rich flowers for wildlife from a plant whose name derives from its folk-medicine use to treat scabies. In the honeysuckle family.

Represented in the UK by the native S. columbaria, Small scabious, found on dry, chalky pasture in England.

Genus of about 80 species of annuals, biennials and perennials from sunny sites, dry meadows and rocky slopes mostly in the Mediterranean region.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Annuals, biennials and perennials

Buy Varieties of SCABIOSA

SCABIOSA 'Butterfly Blue'

SCABIOSA 'Butterfly Blue'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

lavender-blue flower heads

 
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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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SCABIOSA caucasica 'Chile Black'

SCABIOSA caucasica 'Chile Black'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

flowering spikes of maroon flowers up to 2.5 feet

 
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SCABIOSA caucasica var. alba

SCABIOSA caucasica var. alba

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

white form

 
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SCABIOSA 'Moon Dance'

SCABIOSA 'Moon Dance'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Small scabious

pale yellow or creamy double flowers

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Available again from March 2024 - New stock in early spring.
SCABIOSA 'Pink Mist'

SCABIOSA 'Pink Mist'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

deep pink flower heads paler in the centre

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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