Knautia Red Knight
The densely massed cherry red flower heads form an eye catching display and attract bees to your garden throughout summer.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Protect from long periods of frost
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 100cm x 30cm (40in x 12in)
These are lovely mixed into a garden border, I always support them with pea sticks before flowering so the support is hidden but the flowers are supported.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Powdery Mildew.
Plant Care: Remove dead flower stems to prolong flowering period.
Care and Time: Medium - summer
Benefits: Ideal for mixed borders, attractive to bees, mass of summer flowers.
History: Knautia macedonica will grow among grasses and other perennials in woods and scrubs in the wild.
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