Scabiosa Magic ('Pmoore02')
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: July to September
- Other features: the flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and bees; valuable for fresh and dried flower arrangements
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Initially, the pincusion-like flowerheads of this recently introduced scabious are light green, but as they mature they turn a light pink. Appearing over many months from early summer, regular deadheading will help extend the season even further.
- Garden care: Protect young plants from slug damage using environmentally friendly slug pellets or beer traps. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and cut back the faded flower stems in autumn.
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