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This species is a biennial or perennial, and will grow to about 60cm with a spread of 1m. It will produce slender upright hairy stems with globular heads of reddish purple to lilac blue flowers in mid summer to early autumn.
Common problems with Scabious
How to propagate Scabious
You can propagate the annuals from seeds in the spring.
Perennials from cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Scabious
Formerly used to treat scabies.