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Succisa pratensis

Devil's bit scabious

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to November
  • Height0.1m to 1m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink, purple

Description

Succisa pratensis (Devil's bit scabious). This is a rosette forming rhizomatous perennial with hairy stems and obovate to elliptic entire basal leaves. From mid summer to late autumn bears single purplish white pin-cushion like flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Blue buttons

Origin

Britain

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

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