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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue' (Caucasian scabious 'Perfecta Blue')

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1 hour care
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Ultimate height
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Ultimate spread
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Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue'

Other names: Caucasian scabious 'Perfecta Blue'

Genus: Scabiosa

Variety or Cultivar: 'Perfecta Blue' _ 'Perfecta Blue' is a clump-forming perennial with entire basal leaves and pale-centred lavender-blue flowers on erect stems in summer.

Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-lavender in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Upright, Spreading

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Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning: Dead head regularly. Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue' (Caucasian scabious 'Perfecta Blue') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Needs staking in exposed gardens.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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