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Yellow scabious

Scabiosa ochroleuca

Also known as

Scabious

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

75cm

Max

50cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Yellow scabious Overview

This is a perennial species bearing 75cm long stalks of yellow flowers about 5cm across, during early summer and mid autumn.

Common problems with Yellow scabious

How to propagate Yellow scabious

Seed

You can propagate the annuals from seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Perennials from cuttings in the summer.

Division

By division in early spring.

Other uses of Yellow scabious

Has flower heads that are good for cutting. Suitable for coastal conditions, beneficial insects.