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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' (Large Plant)

Macedonian Scabious, Scabiosa rumelica

Hardy Perennial

Commonly known as the Macedonian Scabious, this pretty blend of Knautia bears fabulous pincushion flowers on slender, airy stems. Flowering over a long period from July right through to October, Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' is well loved for its gentle shades of pink, rose and crimson. This hardy perennial is often found in cottage gardens where its swaying stems create an informal display. Try planting it in wildlife areas where pollinating insects will love its nectar rich blooms. Height: 1cm (39"). Spread: 45cm (18").

 

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Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Position:
full sun
    • 1 x 1 litre potted knautia plant

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £9.99
    • 2 x 1 litre potted knautia plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £14.99
Grow Knautia in borders in full sun. Field scabious prefers a well-drained, alkaline or neutral soil and is particularly suitable for chalky garden soils.
Water Knautia plants regularly until fully established. Deadhead faded field scabious flowers to prolong blooming. In autumn, cut back old stems to just above ground level to make way for new growth in the spring.

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