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Pincushion flower


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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, Barocca and Flutter deep blue.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Pincushion flower have been kindly provided by our members.

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.

See our list of companion Plants for Pincushion flower to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

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.

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.

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Days to Germination How long does it take Pincushion flower to germinate?
4 days

Average 4 days | Min 4 days | Max 4 days (1)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Pincushion flower?
+ 22 days

Average 22 days | Min 22 days | Max 22 days (1)

Days to Maturity How long until Pincushion flower is ready for harvest / bloom?
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When should I plant Pincushion flower?

Our when to plant Pincushion flower estimates are relative to your last frost date.

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When to sow The number of days to sow Pincushion flower before or after your last frost date.
42 days before Last Frost Date

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