The primrose-yellow flowers are held in pin cushions like the closely-related scabiosas on long stems well above the basal green foliage. A perfect back of the border plant for late summer colour and movement. Fabulous backed by a deep green hedge.
Common Name: Giant Scabious
Family: Dipsacaceae (The Teasel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Alongside rivers, streams and damp meadows in mountains.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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