Scintillating Scabious.


With frothy blooms the colour of lemon mousse this scabious gigantea towers majestically at the back of this border in Poole.

It really needs staking, as at 2.5m it’s prone to lolloping across the border.

A real butterfly and bee attractor.

Author: Mike the Gardener

Freelance gardening writer, consultant and designer. Mike Palmer is a passionate and professional plantsman, offering services in garden writing, consultancy and garden design. Mike is also available for garden and plant related talks and presentations. Mike has been a professional horticulturalist for over fifteen years.

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