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Botanical name: Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue'
Other names: Pincushion flower 'Butterfly Blue', Scabious 'Butterfly Blue', Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue', Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue Beauty'
Variety or cultivar: 'Butterfly Blue' _ 'Butterfly Blue' is a mounding, clump-forming perennial with fine cut, grey-green basal leaves. It has pincushion flowers that are lavender blue, standing on erect stems from spring until frost.
Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' is: Deciduous
Flower: Lavender, Blue in Spring; Lavender, Blue in Summer; Lavender, Blue in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green, Mid-green in Spring; Grey-green, Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green, Grey-green in Autumn
Habit: Branching, Clump-forming, Erect
Pests: Generally pest free.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' (Pincushion flower 'Butterfly Blue') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildflower, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in light, free-draining, neutral or alkaline soil in a sunny position.
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