Flowers Scabiosa (Pincushion Flower) Black Knight

Black Knight

Scabiosa Seed

Product ID: 1724

Elegant and uniform cut flower.

Almost black, 1 1/2-2 1/2" blooms stand tall on strong, slender stems. A dramatic addition to any bouquet or garden. Also known as mourningbride. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 5,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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500 Seeds

$5.90
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1,000 Seeds

$10.05
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5,000 Seeds

$35.80
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25,000 Seeds

$151.50
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-12 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C).

SOWING: Successive plantings 2-3 weeks apart until midsummer will give the best quality flowers and pods. Support is required.
Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost. Barely cover as light aids germination. Transplant to cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. In the greenhouse, grow transplants at 50-55°F (10-13°C) to keep the plants from stretching. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.
Direct seed: Sow 1/4" deep after last frost date.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Rich, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 9-15".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: For S. atropurpurea: Fresh – When flowers are almost fully open. For S. stellata: Fresh Cut or Dried – Harvest when seed heads are light green with dark-bronze edges and the star-shaped centers are just turning black. If harvested after the centers have fully turned, or begun to fall out, the seed head will shatter.


USES: Excellent cut flower. Back of beds and borders.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Scabiosa atropurpurea
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
90 - 100 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets