Knautia macedonica 'Red Knight' Plant - Streambank Gardens

Knautia macedonica 'Red Knight' Plants

  • $ 9.95

An easy to grow perennial, knautia, is a long blooming plant with unique pincushion shaped flowers. 'Red Knight' is a brilliant red variety that sports sturdy stems and rich green foliage.  This variety is tolerant of poor soils and is drought tolerant once established.  An easy to grow plant for the garden border.
Mature Plant Size: 3'-4' Tall, 16" Spread   
Bloom Time: May-September
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.0
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Fertilizer: If using compost apply an 1" at planting time and side dress annually in late fall or early spring.  If using a granular fertilizer, we recommend organic formulations, apply an all purpose formula in early spring annually.  It is only recommended to use liquid fertilizers when the growth is slow, and this is not normally needed. 
Container Size: 4.5" Pot

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