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Scabiosa Columbaria

Illustration for the Scabious Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Summer. A small girl fairy stands half-turned towards the rear, holding scabious flowers in her left hand and plucking at her skirt with her right.   Author / Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker


Karl Blossfeldt's photograph shows a seed head of the Scabiosa columbaria at a magnification of nine.


“By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.” ― Vernon Howard

from Etsy

1954 Pincushion Flower, Antique Botanical Print, Vintage Lithograph, Scabiosa columbaria, Dipsacaceae, Botany, Garden, Flowers

1954 Pincushion Flower Antique Botanical Print by Craftissimo, €12.95


Butterfly Blue Scabiosa (Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue') - Dwarf plant with a neat growth habit, trouble-free, ideal for edging. Attracts butterflies and this heavy bloomer is excellent as cut flowers. Blooms continuously from spring to fall with heaviest blooming in the spring. Intense lavender blue flowers. Voted Perennial Plant of the year 2000 by the Perennial Plant Association. Light: Full sun to partial shade. Height: 12-15". Deer Resistant. Bloom Time: Summer. Zones: 3 to 9.

Plants for late summer - Scabiosa columbaria subsp. ochroleuca

Pincushion flower, Harlequin Blue, Scabiosa columbaria

Scabiosa Pink Mist Flower | Pincushion Flower 'Pink Mist' (Scabiosa columbaria ...


Scabiosa 'Mariposa Violet' Pincushion Flower - Blooms spring to fall. Zones 4-8