Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower

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Family: Caprifoliaceae

Genus: Scabiosa

Parent: Scabiosa columbaria

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 18" tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Smaller than the species with blue flowers.

History: 

Perennial of the year in 2000.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Evergreen in April 2010 and planted it in the 'Octagonal Perennial Garden'. It has bloomed consistently.


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