General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 11 - 15 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Other: Mounding
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Violet
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP19260; EU27534
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Pincushion Flower
  • Sweet Scabious

Photo Gallery

Date: 2007-09-28
Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nursreies Inc.

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries
  • Uploaded by Joy

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