from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See scabious2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Dipsaceæ, the teasel family.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
Photograph by Tara Donne for The Wall Street Journal, Food Styling by Martha Bernabe, Prop Styling by Angharad Bailey Mixing rosemary, dill, mint, white allium and scabiosa Step One Using a mix of leggy and dense herbs—rosemary, yellow flowering dill, mountain mint—build a framework of textures and fragrances.
I chose white Queen Anne's lace, pink cosmos, purple butterfly bush, and blue scabiosa.
Conversely, some of Oudolf's perennials are chic enough for Sissinghurst, the cultish Kentish garden made by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson — especially a wine-dark variety of scabiosa, or pincushion flower, that bloomed on the High Line during this spring's inaugural festivities.
Seed heads of scabiosa dot the terrain along with celosia volunteers.
Seeds from Semi of the annual scabiosa atropurpurea produce red, purple and near black flowering plants.
Thus, it is well known that the creeping thistle is hurtful to oats, _erigeron acre_ to wheat, _scabiosa arvensis_ to flax, &c.
Then there are to be eschscholtzias, dahlias, sunflowers, zinnias, scabiosa, portulaca, yellow violas, yellow stocks, yellow sweet-peas, yellow lupins -- everything that is yellow or that has a yellow variety.
Love the scabiosa, it’s flowering in my garden too in a lovely deep reddish black.
* cosmos, pincushion flower (scabiosa), Russian sage and sage.
Vitriolurii lW; t\s. ffenwi-l. a) Verbena; b) Centaurea scabiosa.
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