Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'
SWEET SCABIOUS, MOURNING BRIDE
Caprifoliaceae-Dipsacaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list
 
Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, neutral to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Origins: Europe-W Russia, not found wild

Other Botanical Names:

Other Common Names: Mournful Widow, Pincushion Flower

 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Guinea Flower

Plant type: evergreen shrub
H: 0.5m W: 0.4m
Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Find out more
climbers

Fast Facts

climbers
Against a vertical plane or trellis, climbers can be either a backdrop or an ornamental display especially where ground space is limited.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'
SWEET SCABIOUS, MOURNING BRIDE
Caprifoliaceae-Dipsacaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, neutral to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in black-purple

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: window box, cut flowers, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting, bee attracting






Advert