Scabiosa 'Pink Mist' (PBR)

pincushion flower

2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Flower colour: pink
  • Other features: the flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and bees; valuable for fresh and dried flower arrangements
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Soft, button-like flowerheads appear for a long period throughout the summer on branching, wiry stems. These hover above the mounds of fern-like grey-green foliage, which contrasts well with their soft pink colouring. A delightful perennial for a sunny herbaceous border or wildflower garden, where they will thrive in well drained, neutral to alkaline soils.

  • 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.

Perovskia 'Little Spire' (PBR)

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A shorter form of the popular Russian sage

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Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet'

lamb's ears

Grown for its beautiful silver foliage

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Agastache 'After Eight'

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Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

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Dazzling purple blooms

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