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Scabiosa africana 'Jocelyn' (Scabious 'Jocelyn')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Scabiosa africana 'Jocelyn'

Other names

Scabious 'Jocelyn'

Genus

Scabiosa Scabiosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Jocelyn' _ 'Jocelyn' is an herbaceous perennial with pink flowers held on branching, wiry stems in summer to autumn.


Scabiosa africana 'Jocelyn' is: Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Scabiosa africana 'Jocelyn' (Scabious 'Jocelyn') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in light, free-draining, neutral or alkaline soil in a sunny position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Scabiosa africana 'Jocelyn'

Other names

Scabious 'Jocelyn'

Genus

Scabiosa Scabiosa

Variety or Cultivar

'Jocelyn' _ 'Jocelyn' is an herbaceous perennial with pink flowers held on branching, wiry stems in summer to autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Scabiosa africana 'Jocelyn' (Scabious 'Jocelyn') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in light, free-draining, neutral or alkaline soil in a sunny position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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