Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
Height - 4 inches
Width - 2 feet
Other common names
Save Water Medium water required
More Color Pale purple flowers year round
Attract Wildlife Butterflies enjoy the flowers
Reduce Maintenance Removing dead flower heads is optional
Texas Tough Loves dry soil and lots of sun
Unique flowers make this a great plant for landscape edges. Make sure to double-check the scientific name on this plant before you buy it from the nursery. The annual version, Scabiosa atropurpurea, is considered invasive in our area. If the annual version naturalizes in a field, it tends to form a monoculture, which tends to choke out other native species.