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Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Summer Sundae'
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common name: Sweet Scabious, Pincushion Flower
growth rate: fast
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Short-lived perennial or hardy annual. Produces attractive pin-cushion type flowerheads in summer, a mixture of pink shades from white to almost red.
Well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
From seed or cuttings in spring.