10 Types of Perennial Wildflowers

Learn about the various types of perennial wildflowers and how to successfully grow them with this gardening guide.

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Field Scabious (Knautia arvensis)

Field scabious is a hairy biennial or perennial, bearing flowers in a range of colors from violet blue to pale lavender. The pin-cushion-shaped blooms are held high on a mass of branched stems. It is a popular source of nectar for butterflies and bees. This fully hardy plant prefers full to partial sun and well-drained to moist soil. H: 24 inches (60 cm); S: 20 inches (50 cm)

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