Common name: Caucasian pincushion flower, Caucasian scabious. Scientific name: Scabiosa caucasica. Family: Dipsacaceae. Genus: Scabiosa. Plant type: Perennials. Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm). Flower colour: lavender-blue. Flowering period: July to September.
Scabiosa caucasica (Caucasian pincushion flower), is a clump-forming perennial that typically grows to 90-120 cm tall. The leaves have lance-shaped, basal leaves and pinnately-lobed stem leaves. The flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and bees.