Scabiosa columbaria 'Flutter Rose Pink'

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Flutter Rose Pink’

Scabious

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Scabiosa columbaria 'Flutter Rose Pink'
  • Common name: Scabious
  • Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Small scabious, Scabiosa columbaria, is a pretty perennial native to the UK, bearing pale purple flowers on branched stems from early summer and well into autumn.

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Scabiosa columbaria ‘Flutter Rose Pink’ makes a lovely addition to gravel gardens and sunny wildlife gardens – the flowers are especially popular with bees, butterflies and hoverflies. This compact, pink-flowered cultivar has an exceptionally long flowering period lasting from spring and right into autumn. It also makes a great cut flower.

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For best results, grow Scabiosa columbaria ‘Flutter Rose Pink’ in full sun in moist, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Deadhead the flowers regularly to ensure a constant supply of flowers.

How to grow Scabiosa 'Flutter Rose Pink'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not 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 flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Cut back
Cut back

Do not Cut back in January

Do not Cut back in February

Do not Cut back in March

Do not Cut back in April

Do not Cut back in May

Do not Cut back in June

Do not Cut back in July

Do not Cut back in August

Do not Cut back in September

Do Cut back in October

Do Cut back in November

Do not Cut back in December

Scabiosa 'Flutter Rose Pink' and wildlife

Scabiosa 'Flutter Rose Pink' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Scabiosa 'Flutter Rose Pink' poisonous?

Scabiosa 'Flutter Rose Pink' 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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