KNAUTIA ‘ MELTON PASTELS’ 3 JUMBO PLUG PLANTS
HEIGHT 1M 3 FT SPREAD 60CM 2 FT
FLOWERING APRIL – AUGUST
WHY?This is a lovely relative of scabious with large fluffy pincushion like flowers on slender stems in a wide colour range from pink to mauve to deep red/purple. Reliable cottage garden stalwart.
WHERE? They are happiest in a sunny situation and may
need staking. Very easy and very long flowering.
WHAT WITH? Try amongst campanulas whose sturdier form will support the knautia or with pinks, penstemons, astrantias, the strong verticals of verbascums and sidalceas and bright pink silvery leaved lychnis coronaria..
You will receive 3 well rooted plug plants, approx 3 cm diameter, ready to pot on into a 9cm pot. Wait until the plants roots have filled this pot before planting out into the garden