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Pincushion plant from above. purple Scabious pink Scabious pincushion plant Scabious 'Pink Mist' close up of scabious pink mist
purple Scabious

Purple Pincushion

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These pretty pincushions plants(Scabious) are a herbaceous perennial with pretty pink, blue or purple flowers. Happy in either partial or full sun, in well-draining soil, it is a hard working plant that will flower from April right through to October.
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A pretty plant for the garden these pincushion or scabious provide a long lasting display all summer growing up to 60cm in height. They have just had their first flush of flowers and are budding up nicely for the next. This week, we have either the lilac variety 'Butterfly Blue Beauty' or a pink 'Pink Mist'. You're welcome to let us know if you have a preference in the box provided or leave it to us to select the prettiest plant for you on the day.
35cm+ including 1.5L pot
1 x Scabious   + £0.00

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Care Instrictions

These instructions are sent with the plant gift

Scabious are very easy going plants that will do well in a wide variety of positions and soils. You can even keep your scabious in the pot for a while if you prefer.

When planting out chose a sunny east, west or south facing spot where you can enjoy the colourful flowers. Dig a nice big hole when you do this and as you would do with any new planting add some rich compost to the hole to get it settled in. Keep well watered, whilst it is establishing or whilst in a pot but once it’s settled it won’t need a lot of extra watering.

Pinch out spent flowers regularly to encourage new blooms and water often enough to ensure that the soil remains damp. Scabious will naturally dieback at the end of the summer but leave them in place and they will reward you with a lovely display each year from early summer to the first frosts.

Problem solving:

Scabious are really garden plants so it can be difficult to keep them well watered in a pot. If they wilt dramatically you know they are thirsty so given them a really thorough watering and consider either planting out in the ground or finding a position with a bit of midday shade out of any strong breezes.