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.
Season & Zone: Annual
Exposure: Full sun
Sow indoors 8 – 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.
Barely cover the small seeds. Space plants 30-45cm (8-12″) apart.
Deadhead regularly. Grow in average, humus-rich well drained soil with pH in the 7.0 to 8.0 range.