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Field Scabious

Field Scabious

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Field Scabious Seeds

Scabiosa arvensis
Bachelor's buttons, black soap, blue buttons, blue caps, clodweed, Egyptian rose, gypsies' rose, gypsy rose, lady's cushion, purple buttons, scabridge.

Pin-cushion shaped flowers of delicate mauve. Once common in meadows and grasslands.

A clump-forming, deep-rooted perennial about 1.5m tall, with lax, softly bristly stems bearing simple or pinnately lobed, hairy green leaves, and lilac-blue flowerheads to 4cm across in summer and autumn.

Old flower stems can be cut down after flowering.


Contents: Approximately 100 seeds

Average height: 100- 150cm
Aspect: Full sun 
Soil type: well drained - loam, sand, chalk
Sowing time: Spring or autumn
Flowering period: July-October
Colour: lilac-blue

Knautia can be annuals or perennials, and may have simple or pinnately lobed leaves and scabious-like flower-heads

Our packaging is made from FSC recycled cardboard and environmentally friendly inks. The seed bags are waxed paper or compostable starch to keep seeds in the best condition during storage.

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