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Knautia macedonica

Knautia macedonica

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Plant name: Knautia macedonica

Other names: Macedonian scabious

Category: Herbaceous perennial

Plant family: Caprifoliaceae

Light preference: Full sun

Soil preference: Chalk, loam, sand. Alkaline, Neutral. Well-drained.

Flowering/fruiting month: July - September

Size:

  • 0.5-1 metres height
  • 0.1-0.5 meters spread

Description: K. macedonica is a herbaceous perennial to 75cm in height, with pinnately lobed basal leaves and simple or lobed stem leaves, with a succession of deep crimson flower-heads 3-4cm across, from mid-summer.

Care: Grow in a moderately fertile, well-drained, preferably alkaline soil in full sun. Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in spring or propagate by basal cuttings in spring. Old flower stems can be cut down after flowering.

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