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Thunder And Lightning Knautia

Knautia macedonica 'Thunder and Lightning' PP #21,437

SKU #30155

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Description Get vivid, purple-red flowers from early summer to autumn frost! Flashy variegated leaves shaped like lightning bolts give a stunning effect when massed at the front of the border or along pathways. A beautiful perennial that is loved by butterflies but usually passed by deer.
Light Full sun
Watering Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Blooms Early Summer through Fall
Mature Size Forms a mound of sturdy flowers and foliage 12-15 in. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Variegated
Care Provide evenly moist soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to extend flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

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