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Knautia macedonica

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  • Knautia macedonica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Knautia macedonica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.5m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPurple, deep red
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Knautia macedonica. This is a showy species, It will grow to about 75cm tall. The flowers are large and attractive; they are usually deep purple-red and occasionally pale pink or white.

Characteristics

Perennial

Origin

Romania

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  • Knautia macedonica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Loamy
  • Soil pH9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Requires staking.

Propagation

Basal cuttings in spring or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to aphids.

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