Flowers Scabiosa (Pincushion Flower) Fama White

Fama White

Scabiosa Seed

Product ID: 1760

First-year flowering perennial.

Elegant, 2½-3½" blooms with long, clean, wiry stems and good vase life are perfect for cutting. Seed pods can be cut and used to add whimsy and interest to mixed bouquets. Produces all summer long. Also known as sweet scabious, Caucasian pincushion flower, and perennial scabiosa. Perennial in Zones 3-7. Ht. 26-30". Avg. 1,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$7.25
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100 Seeds

$13.85
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250 Seeds

$33.10
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500 Seeds

$63.55
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1,000 Seeds

$121.55
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Additional Information

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

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Barely cover seeds as light is required for germination. Transplant to cell packs when the first true leaves appear. In the greenhouse, grow transplants at 60-65°F (16-21°C). Lower temperatures can cause premature flowers and poor garden performance. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.
Direct seeding is not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 12-18".

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-7. Plants will live about 3 years.

HARVEST: Fresh: When flowers are at bud stage or half open.

USES: Excellent cut flower. Backs of beds, borders, or in containers.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Scabiosa caucasica
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
105 - 140 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial
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.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets