Knautia Jardin d’en Face is covered in lilac ‘Scabious like’ blooms from August through to October. It is a useful source of late pollen for insects such as Bees. A good plant for the middle of the border. Looks good with late flowering grasses and Rudbeckia.
Description: Hardy perennial.
Plant Type: Knautia Jardin d’en Face
Habit: Loose upright.
Flower: Deep mauve.
Foliage: Green basal.
Ultimate Height: 100cms
Ultimate spread: 60cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2-3 years
Aspect: Moist free draining soil in sun.
Low maintenance: Easy.
Drought resistant: Needs moisture.
Soil PH: Alkaine/acid.
Season of interest: Late summer.
Suggested planting locations and garden types:
How to care
Pruning: Cut back when flowered.