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Pincushion Flower
Dipsacaceae
Scabiosa columbaria


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gardengeek
Flower Petal # 7+
Main Color    
Color 2    

Dipsacaceae Family

Scabiosa Genus
Physical Description
Upright prickly biennial herb, native to Europe and Asia. It grows up to 1.5 m/5 ft tall, has prickly stems and leaves, and a large prickly head of purple flowers. dry, spiny seeds.


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Dipsacaceae
Dipsacales
Dipsacales
Thirsty Order (Teasel)
Euasterids II
Euasterids II
Real Stars Group Two
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Attracts birds and butterflies, Deer resistant, Extended bloom season; Provides a source of nectar for bees and butterflies.


Upright prickly biennial herb, native to Europe and Asia. It grows up to 1.5 m 5 ft tall, has prickly stems and leaves, and a large prickly head of purple flowers.



Pincushion Flower - Flower
Pincushion Flower - Flower - May 28, 2009



Pincushion Flower - Flower
Pincushion Flower - Flower - May 28, 2009



Pincushion Flower - Flower
Pincushion Flower - Flower - May 28, 2009

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