Spring Plant

Scabiosa Black Knight Seeds
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Scabiosa are an easy to grow and dependable burst of color. Sturdy little flowers on long stems rise above a pretty mound of foliage, and have a cottage garden feel with an urban edge.
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  • HEIGHT2-3ft when full grown
  • SPACING9-12" between plants
  • LIGHTFull sun, or part-shade
  • ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (annual in zones 2-6, tender perennial in zones 7-11)

  • INCLUDES25 seeds

  • Botanical NameScabiosa atropurpurea
  • Common NamePincushion Flower
  • Spring Plant


    The rich burgundy color of Black Knight Scabiosa is so dark it's almost black, topped with lilac sprinkles. You can also boil the blooms for about 10 minutes to make an easy dye for your dainties.

    • DEER Deer resistant
    • KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
    • CLIMATE Heat loving
    • WATER Drought tolerant
    • INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside.

    How to Plant

    Sprinkle into the dirt 1/8" deep or less, as they need light to germinate. Space 2" apart. Water gently & regularly as seedlings emerge over the next 2 weeks. Once babies are 2” tall, pluck so there's just one per 12".

    Where to Plant

    Find a place that gets a decent amount of sun.

    When to Plant

    Spring, after last frost, or start inside 6 weeks earlier.

    When to Expect Blooms

    Blooms all summer

    Care Instructions

    Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Pick the flowers to encourage more blooms.

    Extra Credit

    Annual in most zones; tender perennial in warmer and coastal regions.

    Scabiosa Black Knight Seeds

    $6.00 $0.00 ( / )