Scabious (Pincushion flower)

Reliable and beautiful cut flowers, with an excellent long-flowering season. And they're brilliant for attracting pollinators into your garden too.
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    Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Black Cat'

    Dark, rich velvet, crimson, mini-pincushions on long, wiry stems – a must. Gently scented. All the scabious family are known for their reliability, long-flowering season and fantastic insect-friendly credentials.

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    Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Burgundy Beau'

    Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Burgundy Beau' is the colour of Ribena – this compact and hugely floriferous scabious is a new favourite. It is long-flowering, perfect for picking and also good for pots.

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    Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Salmon Pink'

    A beautiful, soft-pink pincushion flower which – if picked or deadheaded – blooms all summer and autumn. It has a good vase life, lasting over a week in the vase.

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    Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Tall Double Mix'

    One of the longest-flowering and glamorous hardy annual cut flowers. This pack contains pinks, mauves, whites and crimsons. Scabious grows well on any soil and if I keep picking it, flowers from June until Christmas at Perch Hill. These pincushion flowers are gently scented.

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    White Scabious and Ammi Majus Mix

    Clouds of white, airy flowers of ammi, studded with denser cushions of white scabious. The seedling collection contains 5 or 10 seedlings each of: Ammi majus

Scabious Flower Seeds at Sarah Raven

All our seeds are trialled in Sarah's garden at Perch Hill and selected for their quality; they also come with free seed planting instructions.