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Bishy Barnabees Cottage Garden

Scabious Imperial Mix

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A gorgeous cottage garden favourite with a fantastic long flowering season. Producing pincushion-type flowers on strong stems in shades of pink, rose, lavender, maroon and white.

Scabious flowers make the most beautiful cut flowers and are irresistible to pollinators. 

Seed Quantity: 50 Seeds

Type: Perennial grown as an Annual

Genus: Scabious atropurpurea

Sow Seeds: Sow March-April or September 3mm deep into well-drained moist seed compost.  Keep at 15-18 degrees whilst germinating which can take 14+ days.  Transplant into 8cm pots when large enough to handle and grow on.

Plant Out: For autumn sowings keep the seedlings in an unheated greenhouse to over winter and plant out the following spring 

Flowers: June-October

Height & Spread: 60cm high x 45cm spread

These seeds are also found in the following Seed Collections:

 A Year in a Cottage Garden


Scabious Imperial Mix

RHS Plants for Pollinators.

The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects.

Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

    Red admiral butterfly perched on a Scabious Imperial Mix bloom
    Scabious Imperial Mix
    Scabious Imperial Mix purple blooms under a clear blue sky
    Scabious Imperial Mix pink and white flowers in a vibrant field
    Scabious Imperial Mix flowers basking in the golden light of sunset
    Scabious Imperial Mix flowers attracting pollinators in a garden
    Meadow filled with Scabious Imperial Mix flowers against a sky with fluffy clouds
    Close-up of a bee pollinating Scabious Imperial Mix purple flowers
    Scabious Imperial Mix white blossoms with a greenhouse backdrop

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