Type: Annual Common Names: Pincushion Flower, Mourning Bride, Mournful Widow, Sweet Scabious Height: 14" to 18" Flower color: Cream-White Bloom time: Summer Light: Full Sun Water: Average Soil: Average to Rich Other info: .
Germination: Easy germination. Best started indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds with mix. Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in a location at 70°F. Germination should begin in 6-10 days. [However, I found that these actually grow well in large planter containers direct sown after last spring frost.]