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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue'

Other names

Caucasian scabious 'Perfecta Blue'

Genus

Scabiosa 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

Habit

Upright, Spreading

Flower

Pale-lavender in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Dead head regularly. Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Blue'

Other names

Caucasian scabious 'Perfecta Blue'

Genus

Scabiosa 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Pale-lavender in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Dead head regularly. Cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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