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Scabious 'Ebony and Ivory'

Scabiosa atropurpurea, Pincushion Flower

Hardy Annual

Liven up your borders this summer with this dramatic duo. The delicately fragrant, pin-cushion heads appear in jet-black and ice-white, making the perfect partnership. Ideal for cottage garden borders and extremely easy to grow. Prefers a light, well-drained soil in full sun.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
April, May
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £0.99
Sow April to May outdoors where the plants are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow seed 3mm (1/8 inch) deep, in rows 30cm (12 inches) apart. Alternatively, sow seed in 7.5cm (3in) pots and place at 18-20C (64-68F) until after germination. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle and plant out after risk of frost, 23cm (9 inches) apart.

When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 23cm (9 inches) apart.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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