Fama Deep Blue (Scabiosa)
Latin Name: Scabiosa caucasia
Item #: 1309A
New This Year
Perennial Approx. 2,000 seeds per oz/28 g
GREENHOUSE: Sow March 1st in peat pots, seedlings do not transplant very well. Soil temp. of 70°F/21°C days and 60°F/16°C nights should seed at 60% in 14-21 days. Germination is irregular, grow seedlings slow and cool.
DIRECT SOWING: Sow in early Sept., 18 in/46 cm apart for June blooms. Flowers through-out the summer if blooms are cut regularly. Keep well watered. Likes neutral, well-drained soil.