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Annual Pincushion Flower Seeds......Scabiosa atropurpurea Seeds

Type: Annual
Common Names: Pincushion Flower, Mourning Bride, Mournful Widow, Sweet Scabious
Height: 14" to 18"
Flower color: Mixed colors, including salmon-pink, burgundy-red, and blue.
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full Sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: An nice fresh cut flower.

SCABIOSA atropurpurea
Mixed Pincushion Flowers
** Sweet Scabiosa Flowers **

#1750C Scabiosa atropurpurea (Mixed Colors):
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[20 seeds per packet]
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. Or they are very easy to grow by sowing seeds direct to sunny garden location after last spring frost, covering seeds with 1/4" to 1/2" of soil.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Scabiosa atropurpurea at Dave's Garden
2) Scabiosa at Wikipedia
3) Scabiosa atropurpurea at USDA

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