Scabiosa caucasica “Perfecta Blue” – Pincushion Flower
Pincushion-shaped buds, borne on erect stems, open to lavender flower heads above a clump of finely divided leaves.
This plant has been popular in western gardens for 150 years, due to its reliability, long flowering period and use as a cut flower. There are a number in Coastal Tasman, though there are also instances of the species which an inferior plant in many ways..
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