Sturdier and more upright than other Scabiosa. 1 1/2-2 1/2" blooms are salmon red, dark blue, and salmon pink. Heat tolerant plants. Also known as mourningbride. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 5,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
Latin Name: Scabiosa atropurpurea
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Shipping Information & Notes
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-12 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)
SOWING: Transplant - Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost. Direct seed - After last frost date. Successive plantings every 2-3 weeks until midsummer give the best quality flowers and pods. May require support.