Scabiosa

Scabiosa_caucasica

Scabiosa:

 

This has to be the worst name for a pretty flower – it sounds more like something you’d get antibiotics for!

 

Anyway, these are really lovely flowers, great for insects, butterflies and bees and easy peasy plants to grow.

 

There are some short alpine varieties and some that really are annuals, but we use the perennial versions.

 

We’ve got them in:

 

wedding

 

(image: N Korotkova)