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Products > Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama'
 
Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama' - Perennial Pin Cushion

This listing for information only - We no longer grow this plant  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Dipsacaceae (Teasels)
Origin: Caucasus (Europe)
Flower Color: Light Blue
Bloomtime: Summer/Fall
Height: 1-3 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: < 0 F
Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama' (Perennial Pin Cushion) - This perennial forms dense tufts of lance shaped, gray green leaves from which arises a beautiful display of many 3-4" wide intense lilac-blue flowers that are held 2' above plant for most of the summer. Makes a great cut flower in arrangements. Easy to grow in full sun and well-drained (not acidic) soil. Water regularly. Hardy to below < 0 F (USDA zones 4 and above). This is considered to be the largest flowering and most uniform strain of the Blue Pincushions.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama'.