Scabiosa lucida
Dwarf Pincushion Flower
Dipsacaceae or Teasel Family
10 inches tall - lilace to lavender
Full sun to part shade
Ordinary garden soil
Mid-Summer
Propagate by seed or division
Photos by Jane Hendrix

In the lower right-hand photo below, you can see how "Pincushion Flower" got its common name.