Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa lucida

Scabiosa lucida

Glossy Scabious

Caprifoliaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm

Flower colour

lilac or pink

Flowering time

July-August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

neutral-alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Central- and S-Europe

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.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in February - March

Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Hardy and easy to grow.

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