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Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Summer Fruits'

A summer-berry mix of colours in this rich and hugely flowery annual scabious collection.
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75 seeds

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Details:

Type
Perennial (grown as an annual)
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - October (or November if cut back mid-season)
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
atropurpurea
Common name
Sweet Scabious
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
75 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow in autumn in gentle heat and overwinter seedlings somewhere cool and bright or sow in spring. Prick out and pot on before planting out in late spring.

Description

A summer-berry mix of colours in this rich and hugely flowery annual scabious collection. Keep picking and they keep flowering for at least a four month stretch.

If you have ordered these seeds, we have had unforeseen delays and they will now be available early March. We apologise for any inconvenience.