The Field scabious is the foodplant of the narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth and is loved by butterflies.
It has another common name of Batchelors buttons
£3.30 – £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.
Height : 100cm
Flowering period : June – September
This is a good source of nectar :
This is good for butterfly caterpillar food :