Plant Catalog - SCABIOSA COLUM BUTTERFLY BLUE
SCABIOSA COLUM BUTTERFLY BLUE
Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower
A tender perennial or annual with a compact, upright, clumping growth habit. Gray-green foliage is finely lobed and ferny. Wiry stems carry frilly, pincushion-like flowerheads in lavender-blue. Blooms from midsummer through fall. Attracts butterflies. A good cut flower.
USDA zones: 4 - 8
Sunset zones: 2 - 11, 14 - 24; winter annual in 12, 13
Mature size: 12 - 18 inches high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water