Scabiosa is a genus in the teasel Family Dipsacaceae of flowering plants. Many of the species in this genus have common names that include the word scabious; however some plants commonly known as scabious are currently classified in related genera such as Knautia and Succisa; at least some of these were formerly placed in Scabiosa. Another common name for members of this genus is pincushion flowers.
To 0.8m perennial, tufted leaves, attractive mauve flowers in Spring. Sow Autumn.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Autumn
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