Scabiosa the caucasus

Scabious is a pretty flower discreet and can not remain indifferent.

It allowed before treating scabies and c’is d’Besides that there’it derives its Latin name of scabies (scabies).

In short, that’you should know:

Name : Scabiosa caucasica
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Type : Vivace

: 40 to 80 cm
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Ordinary, well drained

Flowering : May to September

Planting, seeding scabious:

It is recommended plant scabious spring respecting a d-spacing’thirty cm between each foot.

  • Planting scabious in the sun for a generous and lasting flowering
  • Possibly bring some compost at the base in order to’enrich the earth

If you prefer to make a Seeding scabious, you will begin in March or April, under cover to protect the last frost.

  • Sow in light soil, well drained
  • Water regularly in light rain
  • To plant in May after all risk of frost

Size, maintenance scabious:

Remove faded flowers to as to stimulate’emergence of new flowers.

At’fall after the leaves and wilted flowers, mulch each foot’a good pile of dried leaves to protect them from the cold and winter frosts.

Namely the scabious:

This beautiful perennial offers an interesting and bright blooming in blue-violet tones, white or lavender.

Solid in flowerbeds or along, she will s’flourish perfectly without maintenance.

You prefer regular watering but limited during’summer.

Finally, note that the scabious done well with the garden by attracting many important insects such as butterflies and bees.

Malignant Council about scabious:

A contribution to the spring’Special organic fertilizer flowering plants can promote flowering