Cephalaria gigantea
  • Cephalaria gigantea

Cephalaria gigantea

£14.95

(Giant Scabious) A handsome large perennial, Cephalaria gigantea has tall stems topped with eye-catching primrose yellow, rosette-like flowers.

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A handsome large perennial, Cephalaria gigantea has tall stems topped with eye-catching primrose yellow, rosette-like flowers. Very good as part of an informal flowering border. Grows best in a position with sun or light, dappled shade in a moist or well drained soil. 


  • Position: Full sun or very light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Cephalaria gigantea grows to be a large, clump forming perennial.
    • Height: up to 150 - 200 cm (approx 5 - 6 ft)
    • Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
Mature Size
Herbaceous - Large (Tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)

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