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Scabious

Scabiosa canescens

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

70cm

Max

40cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Scabious Overview

Grows as a wild flower in Britain and Northern Europe.

Common problems with Scabious

How to propagate Scabious

Seed

You can propagate the annuals from seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Perennials from cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Scabious

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