Scabiosa, 'Salmon Queen'

(Scabiosa atropurpurea) If it’s a little peace and quiet you’re after, look no farther then Salmon Queen. Not only will you be surrounded by the contented buzzing of well-fed pollinators, but you’ll delight in the sweet smelling, graceful swaying, and mind easing sight of downy pink-salmon flowers. Such long stems to 3’ and flowers that bloom and bloom and bloom! Time to add another to your growing pincushion collection. Annual.
85-100 Days. UO

Packet: 50 seeds

Product Code: SCA-SB-pkt

Availability:In stock

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Growing Info


Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost.

Transplant out after last frost.

Direct sow after last frost.

Note: Germination can be tricky. Patience!


Cover seeds very lightly




10-12 days @ soil temp 65-70F


Full sun


Average-high. Tolerant to most soil types but prefers well-drained  and evenly moist soil.


Loved by pollinators!

Some staking or netting keeps them upright and tidy.

Cut when flowers are in bud stage or just opening and expect a vase life of a week.