Log in Sign up
Log in Sign up
Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Scabiosa drakensbergensis
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Scabiosa drakensbergensis

Drakensburg Mountains Pincushion Flower

0 Reviews
| Ask a Question

Item #: 9844

Zones: 6a to 8b, guessing

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: South Africa

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock.



Scabiosa drakensbergensis is a little-known member of the scabiosa genus that hails from 5,000'-6,500' on South Africa's famed Drakensberg mountains, where it can be found growing in rocky grasslands. For us, Scabiosa drakensbergensis makes a rosette of large, felty, green leaves that are topped with 4' tall, leafy, branched stalks ending in small white pincushion-like flowers in mid-June. Scabiosa drakensbergensis is sure to draw stares from garden visitors. We have found Scabiosa drakensbergensis quite easy to grow as long as the soil drains well.