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FIELD SCABIOUS Knautia arvensis

FIELD SCABIOUS Knautia arvensis

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Field Scabious is a tall, striking perennial, which produces large lilacky/purple pincushion type flowers. It likes well drained soils and can bee found on grassy banks, open hedgerows and meadows. It is a perfect plant for gardens. A species in decline.

Species of scabious were often used to treat Scabies.

It is the foodplant of the Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth and it is often used as an alternative foodplant of the Marsh Fritillary butterfly.

It is adored by bees and butterflies.

Height: 60 to 90cm

Flowers: July to October

Colour: Purple



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