Scabiosa atropurpurea


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Synonyms for Scabiosa atropurpurea

Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower heads

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The anatomical properties of Scabiosa atropurpurea L.
An orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Left: a Walter Fitch illustration from Popular Garden Botany(PGP) showing Chrysanthemum Sinense, Lobelia splendens, Valeriana rubra and Scabiosa atropurpurea Pharbitas hispida and Convolvulus tricolor (Walter Fitch - PGP) Jasmine officinalis and Jasmine fruticans (Walter Fitch - PGP) Another orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Reseda odorata, Tropaeolum majus and Althea rosea (Walter Fitch - PGP) Battered but not yet broken: Popular Garden Botany by Agnes Catlow and illustrated by Walter Fitch
Other new flowers which may take your fancy include scabiosa atropurpurea Beaujolais Bonnets (Thompson & Morgan), a delicate-looking pink and white-fringed beauty.
I Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Black" Rich, velvety, dark crimson blooms on stems to 2 1/2 feet tall.
Other new flowers which may take your fancy include Scabiosa atropurpurea "Beaujolais Bonnets" (Thompson & Morgan), a delicate-looking pink and white-fringed beauty which attracts bees and butterflies and is ideal planted in full sun at the front of a border.
Grow the black cornflower (Centaurea cyanus `Black Ball'), which lasts longer in water than other varieties, or the velvety annual scabious (Scabiosa atropurpurea).