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Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels
Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels
Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels
Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels
Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels
Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels
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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels'

A mass of pastel pincushion flowers in delicate shades of pink and mauve.
  • A succession of pastel-coloured flower-heads 3-4cm across, from mid-summer
  • The gorgeous pincushion-like flowers are held high on airy stems from July to September
  • Long-lasting and colourful with blooms in shades of pink mauve and purple
  • Will attract a host of pollinating insects as well as birds who are attracted to its seed heads
  • Supplied as 3 established plants in 9cm pots ready for immediate planting

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A tall and willowy herbaceous perennial, Knautia macedonica has furry, lance-like leaves at its base topped with a succession of pastel-coloured flower-heads 3-4cm across, from mid-summer.

The gorgeous pincushion-like flowers are held high on airy stems from July to September and this popular hardy perennial makes a densely flowering border plant which always generates attention with its blooms in shades of pink mauve and purple.

Long-lasting and colourful, Knautia will add highlights to a mixed or herbaceous border and is a good plant for a wildlife garden, attracting a host of pollinating insects as well as birds who are attracted to its seed heads.

Supplied as 3 established plants in 9cm pots ready for immediate planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 560643 supplied as:

Supplied as 3 established plants in 9cm pots ready for immediate planting. Flowering period: July to September
ultimate height, 100cm x 50cm

Plant Care Information

RHS Perfect Pollinators
RHS Perfect Pollinators
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

Dead heading will prolong summer flowering; however, you can leave the seed heads in place to enhance the look of it and provide food for birds.

Care Information

Planting Advice for Knautia Macedonian scabious:

  • Best planted in a well-drained soil in full sun, Knautia does have a tendency to grow rather laxly so appreciates a little support from other plants or pea sticks.
  • Well-drained soil is essential and add plenty of humus to poor soils to retain moisture. Remember to allow plenty of room for growth as these scabious may reach a metre or so in height.
  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well-rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Dig a planting hole and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
  • Water well and mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.

 

Aftercare Advice for scabious:

  • Keep newly planted scabious well-watered until established .
  • Give plants a dressing of fish blood and bone in the autumn.
  • Support with twiggy pea sticks or similar support before the flowers appear.
  • Mulch with well-rotted manure or compost in autumn and keep well-watered.

 

Pruning Advice for Knautia:

  • Prune some of the oldest stems back to the ground when they have reached more than a metre, leaving later ones intact.
  • When the newer stems start to flower, take out more to make room for them.
  • Cut down to the ground in autumn.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
100 cm
50 cm
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