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  • pincushion flower
  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

Scabiosa Flutter Rose Pink ('Balfluttropi') (PBR)

pincushion flower

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
3 × 9cm pots £17.97 £15.00
3 × 9cm pots £17.97 £15.00

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Bees adore the button-like pink flowers, which appear in profusion throughout the summer. It looks incredible when planted en-masse towards the front of the border, and as it usually flowers non-stop from late spring to early autumn, its also stalwart!

    Garden care: Protect young plants from slug damage using environmentally friendly slug pellets or beer traps. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and cut back in autumn to maintain tidy habit and form. Avoid winter wet.