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
  • Full sun
    Do not over water

Buy Varieties of SCABIOSA

SCABIOSA 'Butterfly Blue'

SCABIOSA 'Butterfly Blue'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

lavender-blue flower heads

 
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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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Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
SCABIOSA caucasica var. alba

SCABIOSA caucasica var. alba

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

white form

 
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Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
SCABIOSA 'Moon Dance'

SCABIOSA 'Moon Dance'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Small scabious

pale yellow or creamy double flowers

 
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SCABIOSA 'Pink Mist'

SCABIOSA 'Pink Mist'

Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious

deep pink flower heads paler in the centre

 
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