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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

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy 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
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow in autumn in gentle heat and overwinter seedlings somewhere cool and bright or sow in early-mid spring. Plant out in mid-late spring, spaced 30cm apart.

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.

Care Tips

Pick or deadhead regularly. Like all annual scabious, this can be cut it back hard in the middle of it’s flowering season, reducing the plants by a quarter and in two weeks, the whole lot will be covered in flower again.