Scabiosa columbaria 'Pink Mist'

Pincushion Flower

Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

  • Light pink flowers similar to the 'Butterfly Blue' scabiosa
  • Ferny foliage, creates compact mounds
  • Long blooming
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Average Water
Average Water

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: 12-18 in
Spacing: 12-18 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Pink
Zone: 4
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Rock Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Container


  • Full Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water