"Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock."

- Henry Ward Beecher

About Scabiosa

Proceeding with the presentation of common and still exotic-looking flowers, I now wish to present Scabiosa. Scabiosa can indeed be considered a lovely flower, decorating every garden. Moreover Scabiosa can also delight us as cut flower, because it certainly adds a blast of color to any bouquet.
  Ranging from soft lavender blue, lilac to creamy white color, Scabiosa is likely to impress any lady. This very interesting flower is native to Europe and Asia. Its species include the following:       

Scabiosa atropurpurea
Sweet scabious
Scabiosa canescens
Scabiosa caucasica
Scabiosa columbaria
Scabiosa graminifolia
Scabiosa lucida
Scabiosa maritima
Scabiosa ochroleuca
Scabiosa palaestrina