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Devil’s bit scabious - Succisa pratensis - 1 litre

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Plant Succisa pratensis in any damp area in your garden, it will not disappoint with its delicate, violet blue, pin-cushion shaped flowers.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care
  • Dappled and light shade
  • Moist or wet soil
  • June - October
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Succisa pratensis or Devil's-bit scabious is so named because its roots end abruptly as though bitten off by the devil, according to superstition. It has a distinctive, 60cm. height dark violet-blue, ‘pincushion’ flower-heads appearing from from June to October, growing naturally in a meadow/ moist area, and if moist conditions are provided will grow quite happily in a domestic garden. A wildlife friendly plant the flowers are good providers of nectar for hoverflies, bees and butterflies. An added bonus is that it will naturally regenerate if the flowers are left to seed down to increase the clump over the years.

Available as a 1L plant.

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Short name Devil’s bit scabious
Sub title Succisa pratensis - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Flower Colour Purple
Fragrance Green
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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