Pincushion Flower, Mourning Bride
Stamens protrude beyond curved surface of flower head, giving illusion of pins stuck into a cushion. Bloom begins in midsummer, continues until frost if flowers are deadheaded or cut regularly. Good in mixed or mass plantings. Excellent cut flowers.Scabiosa atropurpurea
From southern Europe. Grows 2 1/2 to 3 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide. Oblong, coarsely toothed leaves. Many long, wiry stems carry flowers to 2 in. or more wide, in colors from blackish purple to salmon pink, rose, white.
Two kinds of mustard are popular in American gardens, both derived from plants native to the Mediterra...
Parent of popular hybrid G. X grandiflora. Has been largely replaced in garden cultu...
Grown as a shrub in zones 8, 9, 12–27, H1, and H2, and anywhere as an annual. The best-known flo...