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Scabiosa ‘Vivid Violet’

Large, vivid-violet pincushion flowers set atop low mounds of mildew-resistant, frilly foliage. Very heavy flowering and will bloom continuously from late spring to frost. Vigorous grower! Nice.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 18″ / 15″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September

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Common Name

Pincushion flower

Family

Dipsacaceae

Genus

species

columbaria

Plant Type

Persistence

Deciduous

US Patent #

PP19260

EU Grant #

EU27534 ('Vivid Vi')

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

11" / 18" / 15"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

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Flowering Season

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Flower Color

Leaf Color

Soil

Very well drained with high mineral and low organic.

pH

5.5 – 7.0

Exposure

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Nutritional Needs

150 – 200 ppm

Dormancy

Dormant in winter.

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Average needs, avoid winter wet.

How Different?

It has a different flower color, and little or no mildew.

Landscape Value

Mixed beds or borders.

Finish Time to 4"

6 – 8 weeks

Comments

Cut back old flowers for rebloom.

Grower Notes

Facultative long day. For flowering, grow at 65° to 75° F (18° to 24°C). Do not grow any cooler than 55° F.

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