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Scabiosa - Pincushion Flower
Isaac House Mix

(Scabiosa caucaslea)

With shades of white, lilac, and blue flowers, Isaac House Mix has wonderfully long stems for cutting. The blossoms appear as fragile as a summer snowflake but this is a tough, carefree, very hardy plant with few pests or diseases. It can be grown in the coldest regions of the US. Scabiosa has an exceptionally long bloom period for a perennial. Dried seed heads are often used in arrangements.

Average Count: 30 seeds

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer through Fall
Height: 18" to 24"
Exposure: Full Sun or Light Shade

When to Sow Outside: After all danger of frost has passed and the soil is warm. Can be planted as late as 6 weeks before first frost
When to Sow Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 14 to 28
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 12 inches apart

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