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Scabiosa ‘Beaujolais Bonnets’

Scabious

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Flowers
Flowers

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  • Botanical name: Scabiosa 'Beaujolais Bonnets'
  • Common name: Scabious
  • Family: Dipsacaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Scabiosa ‘Burgundy Bonnets’ is thought to be a form of Scabiosa atropurpurea, and was found by chance in a Suffolk garden. Its pincushion flowers vary from dark burgundy red through to shades of pink and mauve with white stamens. The blooms appear from July to September and grow to around 60cm tall.

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For best results, plant Scabiosa ‘Burgundy Bonnets’ in well-drained soil and position it in full sun. It would look as happy in a wildflower meadow as in a manicured border.

How to grow Scabiosa 'Beaujolais Bonnets'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

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Do Sow in March

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Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

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Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Scabiosa 'Beaujolais Bonnets' and wildlife

Scabiosa 'Beaujolais Bonnets' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, birds, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers and has seeds for birds.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Attractive to Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Scabiosa 'Beaujolais Bonnets' poisonous?

Scabiosa 'Beaujolais Bonnets' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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