• Scabious Field Wildflower Seeds

Scabious Field Wildflower Seeds

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50 Seeds
Knautia arvensis
Item Code: 32570
Hardy Perennial (HP)
Perfect for Pollination
Full Sun
Suitable for Attracting Bees
Suitable for Attracting Butterflies
Suitable For Cutting
Height: 65cm(26in)
Plant Class: Hardy Perennial (HP)

Details

Details

This cottage garden favourite has a long flowering period and is a valuable nectar source for bees and butterflies, and habitat for moth caterpillars. These large and attractive ‘pincushion’ flowers are ideal for a cutting garden. Plants are mainly seen growing wild in hedgerows, grassland and on roadsides, they make an ideal addition to the flower border and wildlife areas.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Sow indoors: for surest results, 1.5cm(1/2in) deep, in a tray of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame, unheated greenhouse or on a warm windowsill. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-35 days. Transplant seedlings individually as they appear to 8cm(3in) pots. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out 20cm(8in) apart.