3 years to reach maturity
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Macedonian Scabious Overview
Knautia macedonica is a herbaceous perennial species that grows to an average height of 75cm. Foliage is lobed on the stems and more deeply lobed in a pinnate style on the basal leaves. Deep red, showy flowers are produced on vertical stems, these are around 3-4cm wide and spherical in shape. Commonly known as Macedonian scabious, this species flowers in mid-summer. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
Common problems with Macedonian Scabious
How to propagate Macedonian Scabious
Best sown in spring.
Basal cuttings are best taken in spring.