Field Scabiosa (Knautia arvensis subsp. arvensis)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Knautia arvensis subsp. arvensis Accepted
Scabiosa arvensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 60-120 cm
Plant Spread: 50-80 cm
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds very thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division

growing in the wild

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Does anyone know what this tiny beauty is? by joannakat Jul 6, 2019 7:25 AM 10

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