Field scabious

£3.50£6.30

Field scabious is a lovely blue meadow flower, which can flower from July through to September. It does prefer full sun, and is a favourite with bees and butterflies, so ideal in a wildlife garden. Although it will grow in most areas if well drained, it will do better in an alkaline soil.

Knautia arvensis
Perennial
Blue
Sun
Height : 100cm
Flowering period : June – September
This is a good source of nectar : 
This is good for butterfly caterpillar food : 

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Field scabious is a lovely blue meadow flower, which can flower from July through to September. It does prefer full sun, and is a favourite with bees and butterflies, so ideal in a wildlife garden. Although it will grow in most areas if well drained, it will do better in an alkaline soil.
Wildlife attracted:
The Field scabious is great to attract butterflies. It is also the foodplant of the narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth.
Other features:

It has another common name of Batchelors buttons

Additional information

Size

9cm pot, 1.5lt pot