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Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget'

Also called Knautia


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Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' - Dwarf Crimson Scabiosa

More About Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget'

  • Small, ruby-red, double, button-like flowers with white stamens
  • Very floriferous
  • Narrow, hairy, oblong leaves of gray-green
  • A more compact, growing habit than the species
  • Bloom Time: June to frost

Zone:

5

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Red

Dwarf Crimson Scabiosa Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. Removing spent flowers will help extend bloom time and improve overall appearance. Knautia can stuggle with midsummer heat and humidity. Generally a short-lived perennial, but will self-seed in optimum, growing conditions.  

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Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Fall

Habit

Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging