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Scabious

Cephalaria spp.

Cephalaria alpina by Dinkum (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Scabious Overview

Cephalaria contains around 88 hardy, annual or perennial species. Commonly grown as ornamental species due to their foliage, overall appearance and interesting flowers, which are usually white or yellow. Some species are hairy and flowers tend to be produced on leafless, erect stems.

How to propagate Scabious

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn.