Plant Focus: Cephalarea gigantea

… the giant scabious, Cephalarea gigantea is a member the teasel family, with very tall wiry stems that carry intricate lemon yellow pincushion flowers. Attracting bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects into the garden from early summer, the seed heads also create an architectural skeleton throughout winter and provide food for the birds. Works well in a gravel garden grass garden or wild flower meadow …

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