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Scabious 'Butterfly Blue'Scabiosa atropurpurea

2 Options from £9.99

1 x 1 litre potted scabious plant £9.99 Despatch: by end of July
2 x 1 litre potted scabious plants £16.99 Despatch: by end of July
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
As the name suggests, this pretty Pincushion Flower is a butterfly magnet. From July to October the long lasting, lavender blue flowers of Scabious 'Butterfly Blue' are produced on slender stems above clumps of grey-green, lance shaped foliage. This cottage garden favourite makes a lovely display when planted in large drifts throughout borders. Perfect for wildlife areas, sunny herbaceous borders and cut flower gardens. Height and spread: 40cm (16").

Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Cut Flower Garden


Full sun

40cm (15.7in)

40cm (15.7in)

1 X 1 Litre Potted Scabious Plant (T57703)
2 X 1 Litre Potted Scabious Plants (T57704P)

Flowering Months
Water scabious plants until they are fully established. Deadhead faded scabious flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps in spring.
Grow Scabious plants in a sunny position on fertile, well drained, neutral to alkaline soil that is not excessively wet in winter.


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