Scabiosa stellata 'Sternkugel'

Grow this variety of scabious for its glamorous, papery globe seed heads which are beautiful and delicate fresh, but also dry. More
50 seeds 152024 £1.95 In stock
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Grow this variety of scabious for its glamorous, papery globe seed heads which are beautiful and delicate fresh, but also dry.

You can spray them lightly with hairspray to make them more robust. Self-seed gently at the front of a border from one year to the next.

Genus Scabiosa
Group/Species stellata
Variety Sternkugel
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Drumstick Scabious
Border Position Front
Soil Type Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 70cm (28in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors in early spring or autumn. Sow seed thinly onto the surface of a good quality seed compost, lightly cover and keep soil moist. Seeds require gentle heat to germinate. Pot seedlings on and move to a cooler location before planting out.
Care Tips Deadhead regularly to encourage more blooms.
Flowering June - September
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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