Scabiosa drakenbergensis



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Family- Caprifoliaceae
Growth- Perennial
Size- H: 120cm W: 60cm
Position- Full Sun, Partial Shade
Seed Count- 15 approx.

From the mountains of South Africa this rare new giant has  stout broomstick like stems that carry candelabra’s  of ivory white cushions in a long succession during summer autumn. Makes a lovely, lasting cut flower. Attractive mid green wrinkled leaves.  Relatively dry hardy once established. Full sun to light shade.  120cm x 60cm.

Sowing Advice-
Sow seed  in spring on surface of moist seed raising mix and cover with grit or  vermiculite the seeds own depth. Place in a propagator or warm place and keep at a temperature of 18-21 degrees C. Keep in a well lit area as this helps germination. Keep moist but not saturated. Germination is usually 10-21 days. Prick out when large enough to handle into 75mm pots  and grow on. Plant our young plants after all risk of frost has past.


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