Mýrastigi

Scabiosa ochroleuca 'Moon Dance'

Cream Pincushion

syn. Cream Scabious

Caprifoliaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm

Flower colour

pale yellow

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

neutral-alkaline

Hardiness

limited experience

Plant range

garden variety, the species is native to Europe, Africa and Asia.

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.

Needs well drained soil.

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