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SCABIOSA Drumsticks

Scabiosa stellata

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Family: Caprifoliaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 30cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 20


Notable for its striking seed heads. The pale blue daisy shaped flower heads 2.5cm across are followed by silvery, spherical seed heads, which are often dried for use by flower arrangers. Slender green foliage that is green.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in an open sunny position.

TropicalLate Autumn to Early Spring.
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring to Early Summer.

Sow: 6mm deep
Best sown direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 45-60cm
Germination: 21-28 days

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