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Scabiosa Caucasica

Scabiosa Caucasica or also known as Caucasian Scabiosa is a clump forming perennial that blooms in late summer or early fall. The flower is native to Caucasus, Iran and Armenia. It belongs to the Caprifoliaceae family of plants.

Scabiosa Caucasica grows to 60cm or 24″. It grows in the sun and well-drained soil either chalky or sandy. The flowers are unscented. Deadhead flowers to prolong flowering.

This plant is also known as Pincushion Flowers since the buds look like pincushions.

Caucasian Scabious

Caucasian Scabious attracts bees

Caucasian Scabious

Caucasian Scabious

Caucasian scabious

Caucasian scabious at Kew Gardens

Caucasian scabious

Caucasian scabious

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