Scabious is a summery-flowering annual or perennial plant. It’s sometimes known as the pincushion flower for its pretty blooms. They come in a wide range of colours, from white through blue to the darkest burgundy. Scabious makes an excellent ‘filler’ as a cut flower.
Varieties grown: Black Knight, Large Flower Mix, Snow Maiden, Oxford Blue, Summer Fruits, Macedonian.
Available from June to first frost.