Chile Black has almost black flowers in July and August. Makes an excellent border plant or can be grown in a container.
Scabiosa caucasica has been grown in Britain since 1803 and has long been valued for cutting.
Dead head regularly to promote new flowers.
Height and Spread: 60 x 30cm
Common name(s): Pincushion Flower, Sweet Scabious, Egyptian Rose, Mournful Widow.
Synonym: Scabiosa caucasica 'Chile Black'