Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

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Pincushion Flower

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Lavender-blue pincushion flowers bring color to the garden almost all summer long.

Height

15-18 Inches

Spread

15-18 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

PPA Perennial Plant of the Year 2000

Bloom Time

June-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Mulch Scabiosa to give it added protection in the winter months.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Carpathian Harebell (Campanula carpatica), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera missouriensis), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos), Variegated Cheddar Pinks (Dianthus ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Beardtounge (Penstemon )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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