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SCABIOSA stellata - Drumsticks

Starflower Pincushion

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SKU Code: ES 8000

Family: Caprifoliaceae
Characteristics: Perennial 30cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per gram: Approx. 30

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.

Use in beds, borders, cottage gardens or wildflower meadows.
Deadhead regularly for extended bloom.
Attracts butterflies and other pollinators

Native wildflower to southwestern Europe and North Africa, and it is known widely as an ornamental plant.

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

Grow notes

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 transplanted when large enough to handle.
Plant in well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 45-60cm
Germination: 21-28 days

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