SCABIOSA atropurpurea 'Imperial Mix' (Pincushion Flower, Mixed)
Pincushion Flower ‘Imperial Mix' is a southern European annual that grows to 40 inches tall. The flowers are available in a number of colors, including maroon, pink, rose, lavender, and white, and are excellent for long-lasting cut flowers. Deadhead on a daily basis to ensure a longer bloom period. Attracts pollinators such as butterflies and bees.
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Scientific Name: Scabiosa Atropurpurea 'Imperial Mix'
Common Name: Pincushion Flower, Mixed
Plant Type: Annuals
Zone: 3 to 7
Native Range: Southern Europe
Full Growth Height: 30-40 "
Width in Across: 20 "
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Fall, Summer
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Pollinators: Butterflies, Humming Birds, Other Pollinators
Flower Color: Mixed Colors (Pink, Blue, Lavender, Crimson, Pink, Rose)
Tolerate: Drought, Deer
Water Requirement: Medium (Keep seeds moist until germination)
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Well-Drained
Soil pH: 5.8 to 6.8
Uses: Indoor Gardens, Cottage Gardens, Rock Gardens, Flower Arrangements