Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget'
Red Pincushion Flower
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Item #: 5271
Zones: 4a to 7b
Height: 16" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
Knautia macedonica is essentially a scabiosa on a stick. The pinnately compound leaves (cutleaf in botanical lingo) clasp the flowering stems as they expand upward from a winter basal rosette. Starting in early summer and continuing into fall, several 16" tall stalks on this compact selection are topped with 1" ruby-red scabiosa-like flowers...good for flower arrangers. Moist, well drained soils are best for this short-lived European meadow native.
Garden Themes: Chocolate Garden