Scabiosa ‘Barocca’ is a stunning scabious, bearing deep purple, fragrant pincushion flowers with white stigmas, on tall, wiry stems. It’s a great choice for a mixed herbaceous border, cottage garden or cut flower bed. Its blooms are loved by bees, butterflies and hoverflies.
Grow Scabiosa ‘Barocca’ in well-drained soil in full sun. Try it among ornamental grasses and orange flowers. Cut back after flowering or leave seedbeds in place for the birds. Plants may need staking.