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SMALL SCABIOUS seeds (scaboisa columbaria)

SMALL SCABIOUS seeds (scaboisa columbaria)
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SMALL SCABIOUS seeds (scaboisa columbaria)SMALL SCABIOUS seeds (scaboisa columbaria)

SMALL SCABIOUS seeds (scaboisa columbaria)

  Our ref: ST89_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Pink
  • height - 50 to 75cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
  • on RHS list of plants for bees
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despatched all year round.

RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators

Small Scabious- Scabiosa columbaria is similar in appearance to Field Scabious but with smaller flowers and is better suited to lighter drier soils such as those containing chalk or lime. It makes a wonderful plant for the garden, especially a cottage garden and is one of the best meadow plants to attract bees and butterflies. In the wild Small Scabious can attract the Marsh fritillary as a breeding butterfly. The dense pink blooms of Small Scabious have a long flowering season from July through into late summer providing a valuable nectar source for late insects. The seed heads that follow will also attract birds. Small Scabious plants look best grown with other cottage garden wild flowers such as Meadow Cranesbill, Musk Mallow, Foxgloves, Greater Knapweed and Field Scabious. It also looks delightful when seen growing amongst Quaking grass.


How to grow Small Scabious from seeds:
Small Scabious seeds can either be sown directly into the ground or into trays of compost in the spring or autumn. The seedlings can then be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover more plants for Bees, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.

To buy Small Scabious seeds
To purchase Small Scabious seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Small Scabious seeds per gram is approx. 700. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.

Summary:
type - perennial,
colour - Pink,
height - 50 to 75cms,
flowering months - July, August,
habitat - Chalk and Limestone Grassland,
Caterpillar Food Plant,
Attracts Butterflies
Printed 20/09/2017 13:47:48
st89_1 type perennial colour pink height 50 to 75cms flowers july august habitat chalk and limestone grassland caterpillar food plant attracts butterflies
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