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Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Pincushion Flower

Profuse lavender-blue flowers float above the foliage on ‘Butterfly Blue’s' long, wispy stems throughout the summer. Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’ attracts butterflies and is one of the longest blooming perennials. Needs well-drained soil.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:12-18 Inches
  • Spread:18 Inches
  • Spacing:18 Inches

Flower Color
Blue
Lavender
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Soil Moisture Preference
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Medium
Additional Information about Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'

Profuse lavender-blue flowers float above the foliage on ‘Butterfly Blue’s' long, wispy stems throughout the summer. Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’ attracts butterflies and is one of the longest blooming perennials. Needs well-drained soil. 2000 Perennial Plant of the Year.