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Cephalaria gigantea

Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious)

Very tall wavy stems topped with large lemon yellow scabious-like flowers. Looks stunning against an evergreen background. Very easy to grow. May need staking or support, but I don't bother. To 2m. Hardy

At a glance

Common Name
Giant scabious
Hardy perennial
Over 1.2m
Spread Rate
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained, Dry
Part-shade, Sun
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes about Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious)

One of the most beautiful flowers in the garden. I love the way the flowers weave up through shrubs. Give it a bit of elbow room.

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