Butterfly Pincushion Flower

Butterfly Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

$15.00 + GST

This perennial has tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Deeply cut ferny, grey-green leaves accentuate unusual blue pincushion flowers on lanky stems. Brings a delicate texture to the landscape.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.8 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Blue
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Deeply cut, ferny foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies and bees

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late spring

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Cut back in fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

May have herbal edible/medicinal uses but not widely known

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot