Herb latin name: Scabiosa fischeri
Synonyms: Scabiosa comosa
Family: Dipsacaceae (Teasel Family)
Edible parts of Scabiosa fischeri:Leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Dry meadows, grass plots in light coniferous forests, steppes, rubbly mountain slopes and riparian sands.
Propagation of Scabiosa fischeri:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. The seedlings are subject to damping off so water with care and make sure to give adequate ventilation. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots once they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer. Division in spring. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry meadows, grass plots in light coniferous forests, steppes, rubbly mountain slopes and riparian sands.
Medicinal use of Scabiosa fischeri:None known
Known hazards of Scabiosa fischeri:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.