Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Butterfly Blue’


Small, lavender-blue flowers that bloom throughout the season. Ferny, gray-green leaves form a nice mound. Drought-tolerant once established. 2000 Perennial of the Year. Images courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.



Height: 12-18″

Spread: 18″

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Growth Habit: Mounding

Flower Colour: Lavender-Blue

Blooms: June to October

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Attracts Butterflies/Hummingbirds/Bees, Deer Resistant

Landscape Uses: Borders, Mass Planting, Container Planting