Starflower Seeds

Starflower Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $19.99
1/4 Pound $47.29 ($11.82/ounce) 41% Savings
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  • The papery seed pods are perfect for everlasting arrangements
  • A truly unique flower!
  • Excellent in Dried Floral Arrangements
  • Also known as Drumstick Flower
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Starflower Seeds

Scabiosa stellata

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Starflower Pincushions

Sometimes known as "drumstick flower," Starflower features pale blue flowers that turn into bronze-colored seed heads. Grown usually for the papery seed pods, which are excellent for both fresh and dried bouquets.

Planting Information

Planting Starflower Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Starflower Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 27 Up to 20 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 2,540 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 10,160 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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