The species has a few varieties (including hybrid ones), differing in height and color. There are dark purple, purple, pink, white, cyan, light purple varieties. Scabiosa blooms from June to October and propagates by seeds, dividing the bush and basal cuttings.
1. Requires a site with fertile, light soil, rich in humus.
2. To extend the flowering period, remove the faded inflorescences.
3. It tolerates short-term drought, but does not tolerate waterlogging.
All pincushions look good in large single-species groups. They successfully coexist with such perennials as hosts, peonies and low-growing irises.