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Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Fama Deep Blue

Fama Deep BlueScabiosa Seed


Product ID: 1761

First-year flowering perennial.

Elegant, 2 1/2-3 1/2" 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. 2,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1761Packet  $7.25 
1761100 Seeds  $13.45 
1761250 Seeds  $32.15 
1761500 Seeds  $61.70 
Backordered until 11/17/16
17611,000 Seeds  $118.00 
Backordered until 11/17/16

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   105-140

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Grows Well in Containers   Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets  

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Growing 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.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.


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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