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Mars Midget Pincushion Flower

Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget'
SKU: HC017450
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of August 26th, 2024
Red is an arresting color in the garden, and with its airy, relaxed habit, ‘Mars Midget’ Pincushion Flower (Knautia macedonica) is irresistible to gardeners and pollinators alike. In early summer, blooms on carefree stems will dance with the wind, but do not flop. Each blossom is made up of crimson petals arranged in bristly bracts, above foliage that forms a tight clump. ‘Mars Midget’ is very striking when planted en masse, and as a cut flower. Plant several to create a large colorful splash – they look beautiful paired with silvery leaved companions. This plant is a favorite for gardens or meadows with damp soil.
key features
Botanical Name
Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget'
Attracts Butterflies, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Water Tolerance
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Mature Spread
12-18" wide
Bloom Time
Mid summer to fall
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