Scabiosa is sometimes listed as Sweet Scabious or Pincushion Flower. Also mourning bride. It is easy to plant and grow Scabiosa seeds. Continue reading below for some tips on how to grow Scabiosa from seed.

Latin
Scabiosa atropurpurea
Family:ย Disacaceae

Difficulty
Easy

Season & Zone: Annual
Exposure:ย Full sun

Timing
Sow indoors 8 โ€“ 10 weeks before planting out. Sow outdoors in early spring, when a risk of light frost is still possible. In mild winter areas, seeds can be sown in the fall.

Starting
Barely cover the small seeds. Space plants 30-45cm (8-12โ€ณ) apart.

Growing
Deadhead regularly. Grow in average, humus-rich well drained soil with pH in the 7.0 to 8.0 range.