1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama Deep Blue' | Sarah Raven

Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama Deep Blue'

Scabious caucasica 'Fama' is summer-flowering with huge, rich lavender-blue flowers. Lovely and unusual.
1

20 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
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - October
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
caucasica
Common name
Caucasian Pincushion
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
20 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama' is summer-flowering with huge, rich lavender-blue flowers. Lovely and unusual.

All the scabious family are known for their reliability, long flowering season and fantastic insect-friendly credentials.

Care Tips

Plant in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered spot. Deadhead to prolong flowering. This will need staking in non-sheltered garden