How to Grow Scabious
Grow scabious, the captivating summer bloom affectionately known as the pincushion flower, and transform your garden into a haven of beauty. Master the art of growing scabious, including how to grow scabious from seed, and delve into the essentials of scabious plant care. This perennial favourite thrives either as an annual or a perennial, adorning gardens with its uniquely charming flowers. Perfect for a wildflower feel, scabious seamlessly integrates into manicured borders, cottage and gravel gardens, and wildflower mixes. Boasting a colour spectrum from pristine white to near black, it serves as a great filler among grasses and other flowering perennials and annuals. The nectar-rich flowers attract lots of pollinators, while their seeds are a treat for birds. Scabious also shines in cut flower arrangements. Read on for planting scabious tips, from sowing scabious seeds to tips to keep the flower heads alive longer.