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Knautia Genus

Scabious

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Knautia genus (Scabious). This is a genus of summer-flowering annuals and perennials. They are fully hardy and will need sun and well drained soil. You can propagate by basal cuttings in the spring or by seeds in the autumn.

Characteristics

Annuals or Perennials

Origin

Russia to N.Africa

Cultivation

Requires staking.

Propagation

Basal cuttings in spring or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to aphids.

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