Scabiosa 'Mariposa Blue' has large blue pincushions produced in great numbers above mounds of attractive foliage.
Fully double, large, lavender blue blossoms on sturdy stems rise above tidy bluish-green foliage. With a compact, tidy habit, this is a long and profuse bloomer. The Phoenicians were mightily impressed with this cultivar in our trials. Use it in containers or at the front of the border.
Common Name: Pincushion Flower
Family: Dipsacaceae (The Teasel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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