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Scabiosa 'Fama Blue'

Scabiosa caucasica


Florist type scabiosa .First-year flowering perennial.

Elegant 2½–3½" blooms with long, clean, wiry stems and good vase life. Perfect for cutting. Seed pods can be used to add whimsy and interest to mixed bouquets. Produces all summer long. Also known as sweet scabious, Caucasian pincushion flower, and perennial Scabiosa. Perennial in Zones 3–7.

Excellent cut flower. Backs of beds, borders, or in containers.

Great  for wedding flower work .Bridal bouquet


Plant Life Cycle: Perennial

Site: Full Sun/ Part shade

Days to germiante: 10-12 days

Days to maturity:105-120 days

Height: 26-32"

Sow: 1/4 deep

Plant spacing:12-18"

Approx seeds per packet:50


How to Grow:

Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Barely cover seeds as light is required for germination. Transplant to cell packs when the first true leaves appear. In the greenhouse, grow transplants at 60-65°F (16-21°C). Lower temperatures can cause premature flowers and poor garden performance. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost. 


Direct seeding is not recommended.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, well-drained soil.

HARDINESS ZONES:Zones 3-7. Plants will live about 3 years.


Harvest: Fresh: When flowers are at bud stage or half open.


Vase life: 7 days

Scabiosa 'Fama Blue'

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