Scabiosa columbaria 'Fama Deep Blue'

Pincushion Flower

  • Large, double flowers of deep blue
  • Long, strong stems
  • Silver-green foliage
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Scabiosa grows best in average soil and full sun.  Good drainage is essential for the health of the plants.  Deadheading will promote a longer blooming period.  In the fall, cut back any flowering stems to help the plants prepare for winter.

Height: 20-24 in
Spacing: 12-18 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 4-10
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Summer Bloomer

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Silver

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water