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Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower

The inflorescence of 'Butterfly Blue' is blue-purple (the pink hue of this image is due to photography without a blue filter), while the common name of Pincushion Flower accurately describes the pincushion-like shape of the inflorescence. This cultivar is the Perennial Plant Association's "Plant of the Year" in the year 2000.


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