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scabious

(skā′bē-əs, skăb′ē-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to scabies.
2. Having scabs.
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The scheme has started by growing lowland meadow species such as the devil's bit scabious, cuckoo flower, green field-speedwell and harebell at temporary seed production beds in the walled nursery at the Millennium Seed Bank's Wakehurst Place, West Sussex.
Crocus and heather are good for spring, scabious and borage are great for the summer and try sedum and asters for the autumn.
Plants such as Corn Marigold, Corn Cockle, Camomile, Cambridge Milk Parsley, Field Scabious, Field Poppy, Greater Knapweed, Ox Eye Daisy, Ragged Robin, Teasel, along with meadow turf are ideal for attracting insects, with the added benefit of helping to ensure good pollination of flowers.
In late summer and autumn, some species need to build up their reserves in preparation for winter, so benefit from late-summer bloomers including buddleia, sedum, ivy, Michaelmas daisy, mint, scabious and thyme.
Scabious, achillea and verbena are good for starters.
Contrast the fabulous Scabious 'Chile Black' with softer, creamier border perennials.
I'm combining them with pale yellow flowers - giant scabious Cephalaria gigantia to one side, and lemon-yellow peony 'Molly-the-Witch' in front.
A Here are some plants that are good for butterflies: spring nectar: aubretia, alyssum, blackthorn, bluebell, bramble, clover, cuckoo flower, dandelion, field scabious, forget-me-not, hebe, honesty, ox-eye daisies, pansy, primrose, sweet rocket, violets, wallflowers.
3) Grow some hardy perenni a small garden, recommende priced plants are Astrantias, Scabious of which there are If regularly dead headed, the have a prolonged flowering p better news is that the slugs interested in them.
Mr Jones claimed that some devils bit scabious, the caterpillar food-plant of the marsh fritillary butterfly, had also been pulled out of the ground.
The areas of land seeded with species such as lesser knapweed, field scabious, birdsfoot trefoil and red clover aim to provide a food-rich habitat for pollinators such as wild bees, honeybees, hoverflies, butterflies and moths.
And that the species you might see could include Foxglove, Bluebell, Primrose, Meadow Cranesbill, Field Scabious, and Ox-eye Daisy.