Scabiosa Ritz Blue

Scabiosa japonica Ritz Blue

Scabiosa japonica Ritz Blue or Japanese pincushion flower is ideal for the sunny rock garden or container.The lilac flower heads are borne on top of a compact mound of foliage all summer. Like all Scabious the Bees and other pollinators love this plant.

Common Name:  Japanese pincushion flower.
Family: Caprifoliaceae.
Description: Small Perennial/Alpine.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type:  Scabiosa japonica Ritz Blue.
Habit: Cushion.
Fragrance: Slight.

Colour
Flower: Pale blue/Lilac.
Foliage: Dark green feathered.
Fruit:
Stem:

Size
Ultimate Height:  8cms.
Ultimate spread: 10cms.
Time to ultimate height:  2 years

Sunlight
Light:  Full
Aspect:   Sunny well drained

Plant Resilience
Hardiness:  Full.
Low maintenance:
 Easy.
Drought resistant: Tolerates low moisture.

Soil Type
Soil PH:  Alkaline/Neutral.
Moisture: Low.

Season of interest:  Summer.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:

Rockery

Alpine bed.

containers.

How to care
Pruning:
Pests:

Description
Scabiosa japonica Ritz Blue-Available April onwards.
Order Scabiosa japonica Ritz Blue-Available April onwards. Peat free plants-9cm pots @ £3.50

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