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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.

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SCABIOSA caucasica 'Chile Black'

SCABIOSA caucasica 'Chile Black'  >

Commonly known as: Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious.
Flowering spikes of maroon flowers up to 2.5 feet
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

SCABIOSA caucasica var. alba

SCABIOSA caucasica var. alba  >

Commonly known as: Mourning bride, Pincushion flower, Scabious.
White form
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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