KNAUTIA macedonica

Commonly known as Macedonian scabious

Clump forming perennial with lyre-shaped leaves at the base and deep purple-red flower heads
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KNAUTIA macedonica

 
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  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Purple red
  • Height
    60-80cm (24-32in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial with slender, branched stems and rosettes of basal leaves 8cm (3in) long. Produces numerous, long-lasting flowerheads 1.5-3cm (½-1¼in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant. Flowers for a long period in summer. Will self-seed.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids
  • Place of origin
    Serbia, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, southeastern Romania.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Alkaline / Chalk loving
  • Fertile well drained soil
    moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
60-80cm (24-32in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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