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Scabiosa columbaria Butterfly Blue

Pincushion Flower

Lavender-blue pincushoin flowers on fine stems over compact mounds of green foliage. If deadheaded regularly, plants will continue to bloom from May throughout the season. 2000 PPA "Plant of the Year".


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:15-18 Inches
  • Spread:10-12 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue

Prefers full sun and moist, well drained soil. Avoid wet soils, particularly winter wet. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Great in the landscape.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Coastal
Cut Flower
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Long Blooming
Additional Information about Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Dislikes winter wet. Tolerant of coastal conditions and drought.