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Pincushion flower


Belonging to the Scabiosa genus, Pincushion flower has a botanical name of Scabiosa. A type of flower, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Keep in mind when planning your garden that Pincushion flower is known for growing to a mound-forming habit. Popular varieties of Pincushion flower include: Blue, Pink Mist, Summer Berries Mix, Crimson clouds and Barocca.

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How to grow Pincushion flower

Keep in mind when planting that Pincushion flower is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter.

Growing Pincushion flower from seed

By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Pincushion flower about 42 days before your last frost date .

Transplanting Pincushion flower

As Pincushion flower is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Companion plants for Pincushion flower

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Pincushion flower so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Pincushion flower

These plants will not grow well with Pincushion flower so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Pincushion flower problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Pincushion flower plants:

Other names for Pincushion flower

Pincushion flower care instructions

How long does Pincushion flower take to grow?

These estimates for how long Pincushion flower takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I plant Pincushion flower?

Our when to plant Pincushion flower estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!


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