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Welcome to Country Garden Seeds! Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife? Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your wildlife will love too. In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
Hurray! It’s summer! Now is the time for preparing for next year and sowing Hardy Biennials for spring flowers. You can sow also carry on sowing seeds directly where you want them to flower. Please Note: Seed orders are dispatched as you order (usually same day or next day) and you will receive them within a couple of days.

Scabiosa 'Black Knight'

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Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Black Knight' Seeds

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Black Knight' has fascinating lime green buds and glamorous rich dark burgundy flowers followed by amazing seed heads. Excellent Cut Flower.
It is easy to grow and produces masses of flowers for cutting. The more you cut the more you get. Sow outdoors in spring for flowers this summer then sow again in autumn. An autumn sowing will produce slightly earlier and sturdier flowers the following year.


Genus Scabiosa atropurpurea
Variety Black Knight
Plant Type Hardy Annual (actually a perennial often grown as an annual)
Height & Spread 75-90cm tall x 30cm wide (3 feet tall x 12 inches)
Sow Seeds Sow indoors in early autumn then plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Sow indoors in early spring then plant out in May. Sow direct from May onwards.
Thin/Plant Out Allow 30cm (12 inches) between plants.
Conditions Required Prefers well drained soil in full sun.
In cold areas may need protection in winter.
Flower Production Glamorous flowers produced from June to October as long as you keep picking. Interesting seed heads form if you let them.
Picking Pick Scabiosa early in the morning and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 7 days in a vase.
Planting Combinations Scabiosa is one of the loveliest flowers you can grow for cutting. Scabiosa Black Knight looks great in the garden or a vase with other dark or lime flowers and frothy fillers such as Ammi, Dill and Daucus 'Dara'.
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