Devil's Bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)5 Jumbo plug plants. A valuable source of late summer nectar and pollen for bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It is the food plant of the Marsh Fritillary and Narrow Borded Bee Hawk Moth.Where to plant in my garden?Attractive in a sunny border or a mini meadow. Note that it is best grown in poor soils, if the soil is too rich it becomes leafy, with few flowers. It does not like very dry soil. Flowers: August-SeptemberHabitat: Meadows, damp pasture, marshes and fens.Height:15-50cmGrowth Type: PerennialPosition: Full sun to semi shadeSoil Preference: Wide range Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.