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Scabiosa columbaria Butterfly Blue (Dwarf Pincushion Flower)

This perennial produces lavender, pincushion-like flowers atop thin, wiry stems on a compact cushion of tiny emerald, evergreen lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture