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.
Description: Small Perennial/Alpine.
Plant Type: Scabiosa japonica Ritz Blue.
Flower: Pale blue/Lilac.
Foliage: Dark green feathered.
Ultimate Height: 8cms.
Ultimate spread: 10cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2 years
Aspect: Sunny well drained
Low maintenance: Easy.
Drought resistant: Tolerates low moisture.
Soil PH: Alkaline/Neutral.
Season of interest: Summer.
Suggested planting locations and garden types:
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