pincushion flower

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Synonyms for pincushion flower

Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower heads

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Pinch or snip off blossoms of blanket flower and pincushion flower one at a time.
Photo: Puffball blooms of pincushion flower blend well with lacy baby's breath for bouquets
Its pretty, pincushion flowers are pink at first, but change gradually to a soft green before eventually fading to biscuit shades.
For example, the marsh fritillary butterfly will only feed its young on devil's bit scabious, a tall, wire-stemmed herb with violet-blue, pincushion flowers, and only on those individual plants that are larger than the surrounding vegetation.
If you want a reliable clump-forming perennial for the front of your border, look no further than Knautia macedonica, with its low-growing grey-green leaves and pincushion flowers.