Crimson Pincushion Flower - Knautia macedonica

Crimson Pincushion Flower Knautia macedonica
Crimson Pincushion Flower Knautia macedonica
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A bushy growing perennial noted for its long blooming double crimson red pincushion flowers from summer to fall. Excellent in the border and Container, providing interesting color. A great cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Erosion Control
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Dwarf Plant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Water regularly as needed. Water well going into winter months to reduce damage from drying. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

 

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