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Scabiosa, Merlot Red - Scabiosa atropurpurea
Hardy Annual Open Pollinated. Elegant and whimsical cut flower. Productive plants. 1 1/2-2 1/2" dark wine-colored blooms stand tall on strong, slender stems. A dramatic addition to any bouquet or garden. Also known as mourning bride.
Flowers: Blooms in summer to fall. Good cut flower.
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
USDA Zone: 3-11
Plant In: Spring or Fall
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 10-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 24-36"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Bloom Season: Summer, Fall
Facts of Note: Native to Africa, Asia and Europe. Can be grown as a perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer, although usually grown as an annual. Attracts pollinators and is deer resistant. Cut frequently for a continuous bloom through the summer. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong blooming.
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 50
Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Good Cut Flower
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
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