Mars Midget Pincushion Plant

Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget'

SKU
02157
Intense deep crimson double blooms appear continuously on sturdy, branched stems above the rich green foliage. Plant in mass for long-lasting color. Yellow Coreopsis and Daylilies provide contrasting color. Herbaceous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityForms a mound of sturdy flowers and foliage 16 in. tall, 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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