Scabiosa Starball

Scabiosa stellata
Approx. 25 seeds per packet

Scabiosa Starball make a wonderful cut flowers with their strong stems and beautiful pale lilac colour. The bronze and lime green seed pods are particularly unusual and look great in floral work. Seed heads can also be used in dried arrangements. 

Type : Annual
Height : 50cm - 70cm
Position : Full Sun 

Growing & Sowing
Sowing method : Best started indoors in seed trays August - September.
When to plant : Transplant out in spring, when big enough and the threat of frost has passed. 
Spacing : 30cm apart
Depth : Scabiosa need light to germinate so surface sow followed by a very light cover of fine seed raising mix.
Germination : 7-14 days
Days to maturity :90-95

Flowers : December - March
Seed Heads : Seed heads are usually ready to pick once the petals have fallen.