Description: Distinctive textures and flower petals have vivid colors, crimson, blues, lavenders, pinks and even yellow, creating a nice effect when planted in groups
Hardy: Zone 3
Bloom Time: Early summer - fall
Spacing: 1-2 feet
Sun Needs: Full sun to part shade
Water Needs: Medium, doesn't like to be over watered
Outstanding Features: Loved by bees and butterflies, Scabiosa is easy to grow and makes a wonderful cut flower.
Uses: Cut flowers
Tips: It does not do well with long hot summers, but is great in the north and Midwest. Divide every few years. Deadhead to encourage additional bloom.
Propagation: Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring or as soon as ripe. Divide plants or take cuttings in spring.