Scabiosa Pincushion Flower - Isaac House Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Scabiosa Pincushion Flower - Isaac House Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Lomelosia caucasica

Item #1104

With long stems and beautiful shades of white, lilac, and blue, 'Isaac House Blend' is outstanding in bouquets—developed specifically for cutting. The blossoms appear as fragile as summer snowflakes, but this is a tough, very hardy plant with few pests or diseases. Scabiosa blooms for an exceptionally long time in the garden compared to other flowering perennials, and is very attractive to bees and butterflies. Dried seed heads also add interest to flower arrangements. Perennial in USDA zones 3–7. Deer resistant.




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Perennial

Full sun to part shade

Blooms summer to frost

18” – 24” tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/8”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 12”

Thinning:
When 1” tall,
thin to
1 every 12”


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, or in mid- to late summer, at least 6 weeks before the first fall frost.

When to start inside: Recommended for first season blooms: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70º–80ºF.

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