Scabiosa atropurpurea

Pincushion Flower, Mourning Bride, Scabiosa grandiflora

Use classic, old-fashioned, cutting Pincushion Flowers in the back of flower borders, mass plantings or in wild gardens. Both annual and perennial types flower in colors ranging from white to yellow to purple and are easy to grow. Annual pincushions are best started from seed in the fall or spring. Transplant perennials from containers available throughout the growing season. Provide support for tall varieties, and prolong bloom by cutting flowers.
Scabiosa atropurpurea, Pincushion Flower, Mourning Bride, Scabiosa grandiflora
Often sold as Scabiosa grandiflora, this annual is useful in massed plantings and mixed with other plants. Varying plant heights and flower colors and sizes are available.

Attributes - Scabiosa atropurpurea

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Late Fall

Flower Color: Peach, Pink, Purple, Red, White

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Blue Compliment', Scabiosa caucasica 'House Hybrids', Scabiosa caucasica alba, Scabiosa columbaria 'Blue Beauty', Scabiosa columbaria 'Pink Mist'
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