Tall thin stems with a mid sized bloom that sways in the summer breeze. The ‘pincushion’ flower produces large amounts of blooms throughout the summer if it is continually harvested.
Featured in the picture is Merlot Red (the more brighter red) and Black Knight scabiosa.
Also known as Pincushion flower.
Seeds per packet: 75
Sunlight: full sun
Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date and transplant when all threats of frost have passed.
When harvesting choose blooms that have just begun to open. Adding flower preservative in their water will prolong their vase life.