Scabiosa Double Red Seeds


Scabiosa Double Red Seeds
S. autropurpurea
Easy to Grow!

Pincushion Plant
Double Red
Fun for children’s garden
2″ Red flowers atop slender stems
Organically Grown Perennial Flower Seeds for full sun to part shade, Canada


Scabiosa autropurpurea

Scabiosa Double Red Seeds

Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa Double Red Seeds 

Type: Perennial, Easy to grow
Bloom: July to Oct
Flower: Crimson compact rosettes 2″ across on slender stems
Height: 24-36” tall. 9” spacing
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade, Open, Best in full sun, Afternoon shade in hot climates
Soil: Fertile, Moist, Well drained alkaline. 6.6 – 7.6 PH
Moisture: Average
Zone: 3-8
Use: Bedding, Mixed Border, cut flower, Mass plant, Dried seed heads used in flower arrangements, Children’s garden
Problems: Slugs and snail enjoy tender seedlings
Notes: Cut stems at first joint after flowering to encourage new growth and flowers

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Scabiosa autropurpurea Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow in packs or flats. Press in No cover. Maintain soil temp 70°F. Germination 20-40 days
Outdoors: Sow in groups of 3-4 seeds in prepared seed bed, spaced 12-18″ apart Sept, Mar or April. Thin in Spring to strongest. Thin Spring sown as soon as large enough to handle. Staking may be necessary in wet weather. Fall sown may need winter protection.


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