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Scientific name: Scabiosa caucasica    ska-bi-o-sa   kaw-ka-si-ca

Common name: Pincushion Flower

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  18-24"
Form  -mound
 -flowers held above
Texture  medium-fine
Flower color  -white
 -pink
 -lavender
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  June-September

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 well drained
Propagation
method
 -divide clumps*
 -discard woody portion of roots
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  -front of border
 -good cut flower
Comments  * must divide every 3-4 years to get good flowering