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Commonly known as Scabious

An important, long-flowering  insect attractor whose seedheads provide winter food for birds.

Genus of 40 or more species of scabious-like annuals and perennials from limestone grassland, scrub and woodland in Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Siberia) and North Africa.

The UK native is the Field scabious, K. arvensis (of the field), also known in the past as Gypsy rose. It is a common plant of dry grassland, waste places and roadsides.

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KNAUTIA macedonica

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Commonly known as: Macedonian scabious.
Clump forming perennial with lyre-shaped leaves at the base and deep purple-red flower heads
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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