Scabiosa japonica var. alpina
Alpine Japanese Pincushion
10- 20 cm
July - August
Scabiosa is a genus in the Caprifoliaceae family. Their native habitats are dry grasslands and mountainsides, often in calcium rich soil. They can however grow in any garden soil, but thrive best given enough sunshine.
Division in spring or fall.
Seed - sown in February - March
Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.
Compact perennial that needs well drained soil.