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

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

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

Warning: None

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.

EU Rights: N/A

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