Scabiosa columbaria ‘Vivid Violet’

(Vivid Violet Pincushion Flower)


$9.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Large, vivid-violet pincushion flowers set atop low mounds of mildew-resistant, frilly foliage. Very heavy flowering and will bloom continuously from late spring to frost. Vigorous grower!

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates part shade, particularly in the hot summer climates of the deep South. Prefers light soils with neutral pH. Intolerant of wet soils, especially in winter. Remove spent flowers to encourage additional bloom.

Additional information

Common Name

Vivid Violet Pincushion Flower

Botanical Name

Scabiosa columbaria 'Vivid Violet'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

12-14"

Width

18 in.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average to dry

Blooming Period

spring to frost

Flower Color

purple

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

gray-green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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