Sunday, 25 March 2012

Scabiosa flowers picture.

Scabiosa is a genus of prolific bloomers distributed across Asia, Europe, Mediterranean and many temperate regions of the world. They are easy to grow and fill empty spaces and borders very nicely in gardens and landscapes. Scabiosa forms low mounds of decorative leaves and bears nice flowers of creamy white, lavender and lilac colours.

Popular Species of Scabiosa

Scabiosa Africana: A shrubby, evergreen perennial, Scabiosa Africana bears white or mauve flowers. Flowers grow in spring and can be used as cut flowers.
Scabiosa Atropurpurea: It is an annual plant and bears flowers of white, pink, crimson and purple.
Other popular varieties and cultivars include Scabiosa Columbaria ‘Baby Blue’, Blue Diamonds,Butterfly BluePerfect AlbaPincushion PinkPink LemonadePink Mist, and Ultra Voilet.

How to Grow Scabiosa

Scabiosa is easy to grow and requires almost in any soil but prefer well drained and rich media. Grow them in full to partial sun with regular watering though they can survive frost and drought to some extent. Propagation is easy from seeds as well as divisions.

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