Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Pincushion flower

  • Scientific name
    Scabiosa caucasica
  • Height
    18 to 24 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to July
  • Color
    Blue
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Unique flower with conspicuous stamens.