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Plant family: dipsacaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the dipsacaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Cephalaria alpina yellow scabiousperennial pale yellow4-6'
Cephalaria dipsacoides scabiousperennial creamy yellow (summer)6'
Cephalaria gigantea golden scaleheadperennial yellowto 8 ft
Dipsacus fullonum common teasel; Fuller's teaselbiennial blue6'
Knautia arvensis blue buttonsperennial blue (June)2-3 ft
Knautia macedonica burgundy pincushionperennial red-purple summer2-3 ft
Pterocephalus pinardii perennial lavender (mid-summer)3"
Scabiosa columbaria pincushion flower, scabiousperennial blueup to 2 feet
Scabiosa crenata pincushion flowerperennial pale pink6"
Scabiosa japonica var. alpina pincushion flowerbiennial/perennial (Z4-8) lilac blue (summer)8-12"
Scabiosa lucida pincushion flowerperennial
Scabiosa ochroleuca cream pincushion flowerperennial (Z4-8) creamy white (early summer)2'
Scabiosa stellata starflower pincushionsannual cream (summer)2'
Succisa pratensis devilsbit scabiousperennial blue (summer-fall)4'
Succisella inflexa devil's bitperennial (Z5) powder blue (summer)30"

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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