Knautia Egyptian Rose

Height 40cm
Spread 50cm
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Frost Hardy
Botanical Name: Knautia macedonica Egyptian Rose

Variety Profile

An unusual and captivating perennial bearing a lengthy display over the warmer months of deep crimson, pin-cushion style flowers. Particularly suited to informal drifts of 2-3 plants in mixed or wildflower gardens. Attractive to butterflies and useful as a cut flower for fresh floral arrangements.

Cultural Care

Low water requirements once established requiring only occasional deep watering during extended periods of heat. Grows well in most soil types which are well draining. Remove spent flower stems and if required lightly trim foliage to stimulate new growth in early spring and late summer.
Apply slow release fertiliser during spring.

Plant Uses

• Ideal for adding sprays of dramatic colour through mixed plantings
• Suited to water wise landscapes and is very effective mixed with ornamental grasses, succulents and other dry tolerant perennials
• Great in mixed container arrangements

• Attracts to butterflies.

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