1L Devil's Bit Scabious Succisa pratensis

Code: PL0894
1L Devil's Bit Scabious Succisa pratensis
Devil's Bit Scabious Succisa pratensis - 1L Pot

This plant is related to the teasel and can be found in wild heath in certain parts of the UK. It is a perennial that enjoys moist conditions, so it is a wonderful choice for waterside locations and bog gardens. Its beautiful blue/purple flowers bloom from July to October.


  • Foliage Colour: green in spring, summer and autumn
  • Flower Colour: blue and pale purple in autumn and summer
  • Approx. Growth Height: 0.5m - 1m
  • Max. Spread: 10-50cm
  • Flowering Time: summer & autumn
  • Uses: beds, bog gardens
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Growing Habit: clump-forming
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max. height in 2-5 years


  • Light Requirements: full sun, partial shade
  • Moisture: poorly-drained, moist but well-drained
  • Soil requirements: acidic, alkaline, neutral, loamy, chalky, clay


Grows in any moist soil in full sun or partial shade. A great plant for bog gardens and marshes.

Caring and Maintenance

Water to keep adequately moist during dry periods.

Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 5.0/5 (2 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Delivered in a good condition unlike other plants I have ordered from elsewhere"

Reviewed Sunday, 28 August 2016

Rating: 5/5

"Awesome service, Awesome plant a big well done to all.

Reviewed Sunday, 24 August 2014

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