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Scabiosa lucida

Scabiosa lucida
pincushion flower
Outer ring of flowers has opened, the inner circle is still mostly closed

Common name pincushion flower
Family dipsacaceae
Life cycle perennial
Light full sun-part shade
From seed moderate germination at room temperature. may benefit from cold treatment
detailed seed-starting info below

Grown from seed from the HPS/MAG exchange a few years ago, I haven't been able to find characteristics that distinguish these plants from S. columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'. Perhaps it's time I merge the two pages?

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from trade (collected '02). Baggy. 65F (35%G, 7d)

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