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Scabiosa Flutter Deep Blue ('Balfluttdelu') (PBR)

pincushion flower

Eventual height & spread

Scabiosa Flutter Deep Blue ('Balfluttdelu') (PBR)

pincushion flower

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  • 2 litre pot
  • £17.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Larger than average, rich blue flowers top the stout stems of this compact scabious over several months in summer. Sought after by bees, the flowers are also excellent for cutting. 'Flutter Deep Blue’ is ideal for a sunny, well well drained rock garden or pot for a sunny patio.

    Garden care: Protect young plants from slug damage using environmentally friendly slug pellets or beer traps. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and cut back in autumn to maintain tidy habit and form. Avoid locations liable to wet or poorly drained ground conditions during the winter.