Scabious, Devil’s Bit (Succisa pratensis), packet of 20 seeds
Family: Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
Herbaceous perennial native to Europe, North Africa and Russia, flowering purple with exerted purple stamens, to 18 inches tall. Traditional use (TWM): A tincture of the plant has an arnica-like ability to resolve bruising and speed healing. Gentle emolliency soothes inside and out. Plant prefers moist garden soil, sun to part shade. Sow in fall or spring. Barely cover seeds and tamp securely, then keep cool and moist until germination. Space plants 1 foot apart.
20 seeds per packet