This plant has no fragrance
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Cape Scabiosa Overview
Hardy flowering plant from the Fynbos biome. A popular groundcover and perrenial with wonderful long stems loaded with dainty purple or white flowers that swing in the wind above clumps of green leaves that easily spread.
Common problems with Cape Scabiosa
Relative problem free.
Cape Scabiosa Companion Plants
Cucumbers, gourds, sweetcorn, tomatoes
How to harvest Cape Scabiosa
Cut the flowers or seedheads as needed.
How to propagate Cape Scabiosa
Divide clumps and replant immediately.
Sow seed in the Spring.
Take cuttings from a stem with a few leaves attached and replant to root.
Special features of Cape Scabiosa
Attracts useful insects
Including butterfies and bees.
Other uses of Cape Scabiosa
Medicinal, compost activator, soil conditioner, insect repellant