Cephalaria gigantea giant scabious
Exposure: full sun, part shade
Height 2 m, spread : 60 cm
Bloom time : June, July, September
Soil type: well drained light
Yellow prime rose” with scabious-like flowers supported on tall growing stems which appear at the beginning of summer. Cephalaria has to be planted at the back of a herbaceous mixed border among large shrubs. Cephalaria is self supporting when it is located in a well sheltered place.
Propogation methods : sowing or dividing in spring
Cephalaria is a good cut flower and attracts bees