Common Name: Small scabious
Cultivar: 'Butterfly Blue'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Sandy
Flowering period: July to September
'Butterfly Blue' produces huge numbers of blue pincushion-like flowers from July to September. This long-flowering scabious is ideal for a well-drained rock garden or container planting. Its informal appearance also makes this plant perfect for cottage gardens and wildlife borders. As its name suggests, this lovely plant is highly attractive to butterflies and bees.
Looks good with:Astrantia major 'Hadspen Blood'
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