Leuzea rhapontica syn. Rhaponticum scariosum
Giant Scabiosa

Asteraceae

 

Height:  70-130 cm
Flower colour: purple

Flowering time:  July - August

Sunlight:  sun - part shade

Soil:  fairly moist, calcareous soil 

pH: neutral - alkaline

Hardiness:  hardy

 

Plant range: meadows in the Alps

Grows best in fairly moist,
calcium rich soil. 

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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