Scabiosa atropurpurea


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Noun1.Scabiosa atropurpurea - Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower headsScabiosa atropurpurea - Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower heads; naturalized in United States
scabiosa, scabious - any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
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Left: a Walter Fitch illustration from Popular Garden Botany(PGP) showing Chrysanthemum Sinense, Lobelia splendens, Valeriana rubra and Scabiosa atropurpurea
An orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Left: a Walter Fitch illustration from Popular Garden Botany(PGP) showing Chrysanthemum Sinense, Lobelia splendens, Valeriana rubra and Scabiosa atropurpurea Pharbitas hispida and Convolvulus tricolor (Walter Fitch - PGP) Jasmine officinalis and Jasmine fruticans (Walter Fitch - PGP) Another orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Reseda odorata, Tropaeolum majus and Althea rosea (Walter Fitch - PGP) Battered but not yet broken: Popular Garden Botany by Agnes Catlow and illustrated by Walter Fitch
Other new flowers which may take your fancy include scabiosa atropurpurea Beaujolais Bonnets (Thompson & Morgan), a delicate-looking pink and white-fringed beauty.