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Grandma's Pincushion Butterfly Scabiosa Flower Seeds

Grandma's Pincushion Butterfly Scabiosa Flower Seeds

Incredible Variety of Pincushion Colors

p>Scabiosa - Grandmother's Pincushion-Scabiosa atropurpurea

Annual - Cottage garden favorite since the colonial era. Densely petaled, mounded pincushion flowers on long stems. Premium Dutch selection for rich deep colors and uniform height.

Soil & Water: Garden soil should be deeply worked, well drained and in full sun.

Planting & Growing:To Start Directly in the Garden:Space seed 4" apart, cover 1/2" deep and firms soil and keep bed moist until germination. Thin to 10-12". To Start Early Indoors: Two to three weeks before last frost, sow seed 2" apart in seed starting mix and cover 1/2" deep. Keep moist with a strong light source. Transplant outdoors 12-18" apart.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 12-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 3-4 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12-18"
Approx Seeds per Pack: Approx. 45-50 Seeds
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Description

p>Scabiosa - Grandmother's Pincushion-Scabiosa atropurpurea

Annual - Cottage garden favorite since the colonial era. Densely petaled, mounded pincushion flowers on long stems. Premium Dutch selection for rich deep colors and uniform height.

Soil & Water: Garden soil should be deeply worked, well drained and in full sun.

Planting & Growing:To Start Directly in the Garden:Space seed 4" apart, cover 1/2" deep and firms soil and keep bed moist until germination. Thin to 10-12". To Start Early Indoors: Two to three weeks before last frost, sow seed 2" apart in seed starting mix and cover 1/2" deep. Keep moist with a strong light source. Transplant outdoors 12-18" apart.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 12-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 3-4 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12-18"
Approx Seeds per Pack: Approx. 45-50 Seeds

Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Staking
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Bloom Season : Spring
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : Mix
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Garden soil should be deeply worked, well drained and in full sun.

Planting & Growing:To Start Directly in the Garden:Space seed 4" apart, cover 1/2" deep and firms soil and keep bed moist until germination. Thin to 10-12". To Start Early Indoors: Two to three weeks before last frost, sow seed 2" apart in seed starting mix and cover 1/2" deep. Keep moist with a strong light source. Transplant outdoors 12-18" apart.

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