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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
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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.  


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