Field Scabious Seed Packet 1.5g (Knautia arvensis) (Approx 225 Seeds)

Knautia arvensis P. Blue-lilac pincushion flowers in summer. Looks good with Ox-eye Daisies. A nectar plant for butterflies and bees. Flowers: June on. Requires: Sun and well-drained soil. Height: 30-90cm

£1.75

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Description

Species of scabious were used to treat scabies, and many other afflictions of the skin including sores caused by the bubonic plague. The word scabies comes from the Latin word for “scratch” (scabere). Another name for this plant is gipsy rose.