Scabious grown by Sharon S

Photo: Nina Pope 24.07.10

photo: Nina Pope 22.08.09

photo: Nina Pope 26.07.09

Scabious grown by Sharon S

Scabious (Scabiosa)

Flowering Annual - Edible?: Unknown

In Saturday 20th June 2009

  • Planted Out by Sharon S, Sat 20th Jun '09
  • Harvested by Nina, Sat 3rd Oct '09
  • Harvested by Nina, Sat 10th Oct '09
  • Harvested by Nina, Fri 20th Nov '09

Out Friday 1st October 2010

I'm not sure but I think these might be the same as those I grew at my allotment which we used to do the flowers for the Big Lunch ... I hope they catch up!

In the end these were the most amazingly long-lasting flowers. They flowered into December and as an experiment we have just cut them back (feb.) to see if they will re-sprout.

Raised Beds Garden Plan A: Perennial Herbs (10) B: Sin Bin (lonely, dubious or unidentified plants) (4) C: Garlic, Onions & Cucumbers (4) D: Broad Beans & Annual Flowers (6) E: Kohlrabi, Brassicas & Winter Salads (5) F: Carrots, Celeriac, Spinach & Chard (8) G: Salads, Tomatoes & Aubergines (7) H: Mangetout Peas & Dwarf Beans (8) I: Strawberries (1) J: Foxgloves & Fennel (3) K: Perennial Flowers (5) L: Courgettes & Squashes (6) M: Runner Beans, French Beans & Annual Flowers (7) N: Perennial Herbs (6) O: Seed Bed & Nursery (10) P: Shallots, Onions, Leeks & Cucumbers (6) Q: Broad Beans & Annual Flowers (13) R: Kohlrabi, Brassicas & Winter Salads (4) S: Carrots, Parsnips, Asian Leafy Greens (6) T: Salads, Tomatoes & Aubergines (8) U: Mangetout Peas & Dwarf Beans (8) V: Strawberries (2) W: Comfrey (4) X: Beetroot & Turnips (9) Y: Courgettes & Squash (3) Z: Runner Beans, French Beans & Annual Flowers (9) 1: Mint (1) 2: Annual Herbs & Spices (10) 3: Perennial Flowers & Globe Artichokes (11) 4: Salads & Sweetcorn (3) 5: Hollyhocks (1) 6: New Potatoes, Sweet Peppers & Late Brassicas (12) 7: Hollyhocks (1) 8: New Potatoes, Sweet Peppers & Late Brassicas (11) Wall: Fruit Wall (23)
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