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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 32 inches
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Summer
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light

Common names
  • Pincushion Flower
  • Sweet Scabious
  • Mournful Widow
  • Mourning Bride
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Sixalix atropurpurea subsp. atropurpurea
  • Synonym: Scabiosa atropurpurea

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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-08-03
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-08-07
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2001-08-05

Courtesy Outsidepride
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2006-07-26
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lovesblooms On February 24, 2018 Seeds sown
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