Field Scabious

Knautia arvensis

Bachelor's Buttons, Black Soap, Blue Buttons, Blue Caps, Clodweed, Egyptian Rose, Gypsies' Rose, Gypsy Rose, Lady's Cushion, Purple Buttons, Scabridge, Gypsy's-Rose

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Perennial species with a clumping growth habit. Produces showy, rounded, lilac-blue flowerheads on vertical stems. Foliage is pinnately lobed or simple in structure and this species is extremely cold-hardy.
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Planning

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Special features

Origin

Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Dipsacaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Blue
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