Butterfly Blue Pincushion

General Information

Butterfly Blue Pincushion features delicate, purple-blue blooms that rise above neatly mounded foliage. The foliage forms a compact clump of grayish-green basal leaves. The lovely blooms are flat with frilly petals and a dome shaped center. In warmer climates the Butterfly  Blue may bloom year round. Flowers grow on strong, single stems.   Beautiful for cut flower bouquets.  Use in dried flower arrangements. Excellent choice for border fronts or along pathways. Beautiful planted in mass and in rock gardens.

Additional Information

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Butterfly Blue’ grows best in Full Sun, but will tolerate light shade. Light shade is especially appreciated in areas with high heat and humidity.  Blue Butterfly will grow 12-18″ tall with a similar spread.  Plant in zones 3 to 8. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant.

Care & Shipping Notes

Easy to grow in average, well drained soil. No serious insect or disease problems. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 12 to 18 Inches
Mature Height 12 to 18 Inches
Light Full Sun to Light shade
Planting Zone 3 to 8

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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