Knautia Jardin en Face

Knautia Jardin d’en Face

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.

Common Name:
Family:  Caprifoliaceae
Description: Hardy perennial.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type:  Knautia Jardin d’en Face
Habit: Loose upright.
Fragrance:

Colour
Flower:  Deep mauve.
Foliage: Green basal.
Fruit:
Stem:

Size
Ultimate Height: 100cms
Ultimate spread: 60cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2-3 years

Sunlight
Light: Full.
Aspect: Moist free draining soil in sun.

Plant Resilience
Hardiness:  Full.
Low maintenance:
 Easy.
Drought resistant: Needs moisture.

Soil Type
Any .
Soil PH: Alkaine/acid.
Moisture: Needed.

Season of interest: Late summer.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:

Borders.

Wildflower meadows.

How to care
Pruning:  Cut back when flowered.
Pests:

 

Description
Knautia Jardin d'en Face-Available April onwards.
Order Knautia Jardin d'en Face-Available April onwards. Organic plants. 9cm pots @ £3.50

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