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Scabiosa caucasica Issac House Hybrids (Pincushion Flower) seeds


Scabiosa or Pincushion Flowers have been grown for over 100 years for their outstanding qualities as long lasting cutflowers with a vase life of 8-10 days.  Issac House Hybrids is an exquisite blend of white, blue and lavender shades and will flower continuously from July to September.  Flowers the first year from an early sowing.  

Hardy Perennial
Height: 60cm
Flowers: July to September
Position: Sun in well drained soil

Packet of 25 seeds



Sowing Instructions: Sow at any time of year except early to mid-summer.  Sow on the surface of a moist, free-draining seed compost in a pots or trays and just cover the seed with sieved seed compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal in a polythene bag and place in a greenhouse or windowsill indoors and maintain a temperature of 18 to 21C. Germination should take place in 14-30 days. Maintain a temperature of about 15C after germination and gradually increase ventilation by opening the bag or propagator vents.

Growing Instructions: When large enough to handle, pot up individually into 7-9cm pots and grow on in good light, but shaded from direct sunlight. Overwinter if necessary in a frost-free place. When plants are established, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out in late spring or early summer after all risk of frost has passed in a sunny position.

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