Wednesday, June 2, 2010

scabiosa

How can such a pretty flower have such an unattractive name?

6 comments:

  1. Sounds vaguely Harry Potter-ish, too...

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  2. I have an itch to pick a scabiosa!

    eugh!

    but lovely photo. again. Thanks for sharing.

    your blog is great.

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  3. I've always wondered that about the Scabiosa!

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  4. in the studio we call them scabs for short. the darkest purple variety we use a lot. we call those BLACK SCABS

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