Scabiosa 'Ultra Violet'Scabiosa 'Ultra Violet'

Scabiosa ‘Ultra Violet’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Extremely dark, long blooming, electric violet flower color, making it a real stand out in the garden. Gray-green basal foliage hugs the ground with flower stalks rising well above the foliage. Perfect for the border and for the cut-flower grower. A butterfly magnet.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 14″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September

SKU: SCAUV Categories: ,
Common Name Pincushion flower
Family Dipsacaceae
Genus Scabiosa
species caucasica
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP14038
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Better flower color with good flower size, better than any other on the market.
Landscape Value Mixed beds or borders.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 14" / 18"
Soil (Garden) Very well drained with high mineral and low organic.
Water (Garden) Average needs, avoid winter wet.
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Pollinator Attractor
Comments Most common growing error is to grow as a greenhouse plant instead of as a wasteland plant. Add grit to the planting mix to aid drainage.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 6.2 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 75 – 100 ppm
Notes For flowering, grow at 65° to 75° F (18° to 24°C). Do not grow any cooler than 55° F.
Finish Time to 4″ 8 – 10 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Facultative Long Day
Scabiosa 'Ultra Violet' - Product Profile
Scabiosa 'Ultra Violet' - Growing Recipe

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