Go Back Pincushion Flower Ochroleuca

Scabiosa ochroleuca
Butterfly IconDeer Resistant IconRock Garden Icon

Plant Type: Perennials

Two-inch flowers of the softest yellow bloom mid-spring to mid-fall. Great for borders or rock gardens, they are quite drought-tolerant. The long-lasting cut flowers and enduring seedheads make unusual floral arrangements.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Soft Yellow

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

15-28 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

15-28 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Drought tolerant, Border, Rock Gardens, Accent, Container, Cut flower, Mass Plant

Bloom Time

Mid spring to fall

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant


Full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests