Scabiosa - Black - pincushion flower seeds
Scabiosa Black - pincushion flower seeds
These deep burgundy flowers are the closest thing to black you can get in a flower. Their long wiry stems add beautiful accents and drama to arrangements and last long in the vase. Remove spent blooms regularly to keep them flowering throughout summer.
|Latin name||Scabiosa atropurpurea|
|Seed count||Approximately 50 seeds per packet|
|Height||60 - 90cm|
|Days to flower||About 90 days|
|Water requirements||Water every 2 - 3 days|
Annual Cut Flower | Plant in full sun
Sow in seed trays in early spring (Aug) - do not cover seeds.
Transplant into beds when seedlings are 8 - 10cm tall
Space 20cm apart
Succession sow every 4 weeks until the end of November.
Harvesting tip: Pick the flowers when they are almost fully open.