Sweet scabious is a plant which belongs to the Scabiosa genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (atropurpurea) means 'dark purple'.It is a flower that typically grows as an annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally reaches to a mature height of 2.93 feet (or 90.0 cm).
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sweet scabious have been kindly provided by our members.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Sweet scabious about 42 days before your last frost date .
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Sweet scabious so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Sweet scabious so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sweet scabious plants:
Scabiosa atropurpurea L.
Sweet scabious care instructions
How long does Sweet scabious take to grow?
Our when to plant Sweet scabious estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!
Popular varieties of Sweet scabious
- Black Knight
- Chile Black
- Ebony and ivory
- Ace of Spades
- Black Cat
- Double Mixed
- Beaujolais Bonnets
- Chilli Pepper
- Chilli Sauce
Sweet scabious Tags
Sweet scabious Forums
No groups yet - why not start a new one?