Scientific Name: Knautia macedonica Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:crimson scabiousTexture:Medium
Family Name:CaprifoliaceaeHabit: Spreading, Upright, Open
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Umbel, (Head-like), Red, Magenta, Jul- Sep- Aug
Fruit: Achene, Green, Brown, Jul- Aug, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Filler, Cut flower or foliage, Container planting, Attract butterflies, Perennial border, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features: Leaves narrow; heads with many crimson florets, appears squashed globe.