Thunder And Lightning Knautia
Knautia macedonica 'Thunder and Lightning' PP #21,437
|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.|
|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.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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