|Common Name||Variegated pincushion flower|
|US Patent #||PP26077|
|EU Grant #||EDV(EU27534)|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July, August, September|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Showy and cute lime green leaf margins. Compared to S. 'Pink Lemonade' it has showier and more prominent variegation and violet rather than pink flowers.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, borders or containers.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||11" / 18" / 15"|
|Soil (Garden)||Very well drained with high mineral and low organic.|
|Water (Garden)||Average needs, avoid winter wet.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
Scabiosa ‘Vivid Imagination’
Spark your imagination with the fantastic frilly foliage on this variegated Scabiosa! This splendid, lime-edged sport of 'Vivid Violet' delivers the same flower-power and mildew-resistance as the original, but not quite the same hardiness. The foliage makes a great texture as a component in a container and the plant carries blooms all summer!
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 11″ / 18″ / 15″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.0 – 2.0|
|pH||5.5 – 7.0|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|Notes||For flowering, grow at 65° to 75° F (18° to 24°C). Do not grow any cooler than 55° F.|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||—|
|Day Length for Flowering||Facultative Long Day|
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