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Statement Sweet Scabious

Statement Sweet Scabious

'Summer fruits'

Article number: 95907A4,50 € Incl VAT
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Easy-to-grow, attractive flower. A must in summer bouquets. The scent of the flowers attracts bumblebees, honeybees and butterflies. May need supporting. Cut back spent blooms regularly or use the flowering head in dried flower arrangements.
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This easy-to-grow, alluring flower, is a quintessential addition to any summer bouquet. Its vibrant blossoms are a magnet for nature's little wonders, attracting bumblebees, honeybees, and butterflies, creating a bustling, lively garden. While this beauty may require some support to flourish, the effort is well worth it. And there's more – don't let the faded blooms go to waste. Regularly trim them to encourage fresh growth or transform these flowering heads into stunning dried flower arrangements.q
Latin name
Scabiosa atropurpurea
Plant height
90 cm
Life span
1 year
Pre-cultivation/Direct sown
Sufficient for
20 plants
Plant placement
Plant spacing
20 cm
Row spacing
20 cm
Sowing depth
1 cm
April - April
Direct seed
May - May
Harvest time
July - September
Sow sparsely on damp seed compost. Keep moist, germinates at 22-25°C. Once shoots appear place in a bright, cool area. When plants can be handled transplant 1 plant/pot of fertilised soil. Harden off, then transplant outside after the last frost.
Level soil, water before sowing. Keep seeds moist until germination.