Scabiosa atropurpurea--Sweet Scabious

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Scabiosa atropurpurea--Sweet Scabious Scabiosa stellata--Starflower

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Scabiosa produces flowers of several colors. It needs a growing area in full sun. The plants grow one and one half to three feet tall and do not like summer heat. The flowers can be used as cut flowers. One additional type is scabiosa stellata, the starflower. It can be used as a dried flower and grows two feet tall.

Propagation is by seed started inside.

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