Scabiosa ‘Pink Diamonds’ - Plant

Scabiosa japonica ‘Pink Diamonds’
Scabiosa ‘Pink Diamonds’

Flowers Each Year

Scabious 'Pink Diamonds' (pigeon grass) has fascinating, pincushion-like flowers. Unbelievably prolific flowering, producing hundreds of blooms from spring well into autumn. Being hardy it brings garden pleasure for years.
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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • Scabious 'Pink Diamonds' grows well in fertile, well-drained garden soil, in an area with complete sunshine. Prepare a suitable hole, loosen the soil and place the root ball of the scabious 'Pink Diamonds' at the correct depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below soil level. Fill with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Water regularly but do not overwater. During winter, the ground should not be too wet.
    Scabious 'Pink Diamonds' make an excellent pot plant
    Due to the large flowers and rather short flower stems, this double-flowered Scabious makes an excellent pot plant. The striking pink hue combines wonderfully with the fresh white lily 'Reinesse'. 
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  • Care
  • Scabious 'Pink Diamonds' is easy to grow and requires minimal maintenance. Prevent the soil around the roots from drying out. To encourage growth, cut off the faded flower stems of the Scabious 'Pink Diamonds'. The flowering will continue throughout the summer. For an extra rich flowering it is recommended to add plant food when watering on a regular basis.
    Scabiosa in winter
    In winter, the stems will naturally die back above ground. It is advisable to cover the plants during winter with a layer of fallen leaves. In early spring remove all dead foliage and apply a fertiliser. You will soon see the arrival of some new shoots appearing.
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  • Specifics
  • Scabious 'Pink Diamonds' is a dwarf plant and originally comes from Japan. Its flowers are bright pink whorls of petals. They are like the facets of a beautifully cut diamond. The flowers also remind some people of an old pincushion. Thus, Scabious 'Pink Diamonds' are also called a 'pincushion flower' another known name is 'Dove Herb'. Its flowers attracts butterflies and bees.
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Scabiosa japonica ‘Pink Diamonds’
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 5 years guarantee
    Color Pink
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented not scented
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period May - October
    Growing height25 - 30 cm
    Planting distance20 - 30 cm
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