Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Long-blooming, intricate lavender blooms resembling pincushions are held high above a compact mound of gray-green foliage on wiry stems. This tender perennial or annual blooms from midsummer through fall, and attracts masses of butterflies. A tidy and neat growth pattern makes this a wonderful addition to mixed borders and beds, containers, or mass planted as groundcover.

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Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
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Deciduous / Evergreen

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