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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 garden wildlife will love too. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
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Scabiosa 'Rose'

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Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Rose' Seeds

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Rose' has glamorous Rose pink flowers followed by amazing seed heads. It is easy to grow and produces masses of flowers for cutting. The more you cut the more you get. Excellent Cut Flower.

Sow outdoors in spring for flowers this summer then sow again in autumn. If growing as an annual, an autumn sowing will produce slightly earlier and sturdier flowers the following year.

Genus Scabiosa atropurpurea
Variety Rose
Plant Type Hardy Annual (actually a perennial often grown as an annual) Cut Flower.
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 'Rose' looks great in the garden or a vase with lots of pastel spires of Larkspur and frothy fillers such as Ammi and Daucus 'Dara'.
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