Where to grow in my garden?
Good for a rock garden or alpine trough with sandy, free draining soil.
Habitat: Light sandy soils, stony lime free soils, rough pasture, heaths, cliffs and banks.
Growth Type: Biennial
Position: Full sun
Soil Preference: Dry, sunny, lime-free sites
Sheep's Bit Scabious
Jumbo plug plants
Bright blue flower heads are popular with nectar loving insects.
Although resembling a scabious, it is in fact a member of the bellflower family.
Food plant of the Coast Dart Moth.
Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.