A picture of a Pincushion flower

Pincushion flower

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Burgundy Bonnets'

Also known as

Sweet scabious, Eygptian rose, Mournful widow, Scabious

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

30cm

50cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Pincushion flower Overview

This species is a hardy annual with an upright, bushy habit with large rounded flowering heads which are ideal for cut flowers.

Common problems with Pincushion flower

How to propagate Pincushion flower

Seed

You can propagate the annuals from seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Perennials from cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Pincushion flower

Cutting bed, border, fragrance