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Cephalaria Genus

Scabious

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Description

Cephalaria genus (Scabious). These are summer-flowering perennials. There are about 65 species in all, and they are best suited to large borders and wild gardens. The leaves are pinnate or deeply dissected, The flowers are yellow or white and have disc-shaped heads.

Characteristics

Annuals or Perennials

Origin

Africa, Asia.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will prefer sun and well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or by seeds in the autumn.

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