Scabiosa columbaria

A close-up view of the pin chusion flower, Scabiosa columbaria.

A close-up view of the pin chusion flower, Scabiosa columbaria.

Scabiosa Butterfly Blue, Scabiosa columbaria - Spring Perennials from American Meadows

Scabiosa Butterfly Blue, Scabiosa columbaria - Spring Perennials from American Meadows

Scabiosa Butterfly Blue, Scabiosa columbaria, Pincushion Flower - Perennials from American Meadows

Scabiosa Butterfly Blue, Scabiosa columbaria, Pincushion Flower - Perennials from American Meadows

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' Pincushion Flower from Ebert's Greenhouse Village

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' Pincushion Flower from Ebert's Greenhouse Village

Butterfly Blue also called Pincushion Flower, everybody loves this one, with its true blue flowers. (Scabiosa columbaria)

Butterfly Blue also called Pincushion Flower, everybody loves this one, with its true blue flowers. (Scabiosa columbaria)

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Pink Mist’ Location: full sun. Soil: sandy, well-drained soil enriched with compost. Water: regular watering keeps them lush, but generally they are medium water consumers that can survive short periods of drought. Scabiosas watered too frequently may fail to thrive and can die. Fertilizing and pruning: feed regularly during spring and summer with slow-release 3:1:5. Deadhead spent flowers to keep the plants neat.

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Pink Mist’ Location: full sun. Soil: sandy, well-drained soil enriched with compost. Water: regular watering keeps them lush, but generally they are medium water consumers that can survive short periods of drought. Scabiosas watered too frequently may fail to thrive and can die. Fertilizing and pruning: feed regularly during spring and summer with slow-release 3:1:5. Deadhead spent flowers to keep the plants neat.

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