Black Knight Scabiosa Seeds (Sixalix atropurpurea) | The Living Seed Company LLC

Black Knight Scabiosa Seeds - Sixalix atropurpurea

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Non-GMO Black Open-Pollinated Black Knight Scabiosa Flower Seeds

The mysterious looking Black Knight Scabiosa, considered a Pincushion Flower, stands out among with a profound presence.  With deep burgundy flower petals and luminous white stigmas, reflecting a pincushion. Black Knight Scabiosa seeds are a captivating addition to any garden! 

These seeds are perfect for those who want to add a touch of mystery and drama to their garden. The Black Knight Scabiosa produces tall stems, each adorned with dark blooms that resemble pincushions. The flowers are large and frilly, and make for excellent cut flowers to bring indoors.

The Black Knight Scabiosa is easy to grow and care for, making it an ideal choice for both novice and experienced gardeners alike. The plant thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, and can tolerate moderate drought once established. The plant also attracts butterflies and other pollinators to your garden, adding to the beauty and biodiversity of your outdoor space.

Add a bit of gothic beauty to your garden and include the Black Knight Scabiosa seeds to your garden today.  Watch as they transform your outdoor space into a stunning display of dark, velvety blooms!

A stunning addition to any garden, with long lasting nectar-rich blooms that attract bees & butterflies.  

  • Non-GMO
  • Annual
  • Sun: Full - Partial
  • Indoors: 4 -6 weeks before last frost
  • Direct Sow: Not recommended 
  • Seed Count
  • Days to Maturity: 90 - 100 
  • Bloom Time - Late Spring - Fall
  • Plant Size: 18" – 24" tall, 12" - 18" wide with  1.5" – 2.5" blooms
  • Ornamental
  • Drought Tolerant 
  • Attracts pollinators : Bees & Butterflies 
  • Excellent for cut flowers
  • Open Pollinated 
  • Neonicotinoid-free

Growing Tips:

Use a dome and heated mat.  Keep at 70º. 

Keep soil moist while seeds are germinating. 

Can grow perennial in mild climates.

For a longer season, start in early spring.

Use a dome and heated mat. Keep over 75º. 

Harden off transplants. Can be sown in fall, for

spring blooms,  if there are mild winters. Plant in succession for continuous  blooms.   

If starting seeds indoors, it is key that your new starts be hardened off.  This is a process that requires taking them outside during the day, for a period of time, before they are planted. This acclimates your seedlings to the outside world, meaning the elements like the wind and sun. We do it for several weeks to a month as this strengthens their stems and overall plant structure. 

  • Start for a short period of time initially, then graduate to more time each day
  • One week minimum is recommended
  • Bring them inside in the early evening and overnight
  • Keep an eye on them and constantly water them. Make sure they have not blown over. 

Black Knight Scabiosa