Field scabious


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


Other features:
It has another common name of Batchelors buttons!

Wildlife attracted:
It is the foodplant of the narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth and is loved by butterflies.

The Field scabious plug plants may also be included in the meadow plug plant collection

Additional information


9cm pot, 6 plug plants, 1.5lt pot