Common Name: Scabiosa Fata Morgana 'Pincushion' Flower
Scientific Name: Scabiosa atropurprea
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: Soft creamy apricot blooms atop tall, strong, and slender stems. The colour adds a vintage look to mixed bouquets. In the garden, it serves as an attractant for bees and butterflies. Also known as mourning bride.
Plant Height: 90cm
When: Spring, after frost and early Autumn
Sewing Depth: 5mm deep, sow direct or raise seedlings.
Barely cover as light aids germination.
Position: Full Sun
Days until germination: 7-14 days
Seed to Bloom: 90 - 100 days
Approx Number of Seeds: 40
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