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Caucasian Scabious

Scabiosa caucasica

Scabiosa caucasica-IMG 6167 by C T Johansson (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Caucasian Scabious Overview

Perennial species with a clumping growth habit, reaches a height of around 60cm. Foliage is grey-green near the base and leaves are sharply indented along the stem. Showy, lavender-blue flowers with paler centres are produced in summer on upright stems, these blooms measure around 6-8cm across.