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Knautia Melton Pastels

Full Sun Full Sun
Hardy Perennial Hardy Perennial
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Bees And Butterflies Bees And Butterflies

from £5.00

1 x 9cm pot
Delivered by 30th June 2021
3 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 30th June 2021
5 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 30th June 2021


Sometimes referred to as the Macedonian Scabious,' Knautia Melton' Pastels is a delicate perennial in varying soft colours from mauve to pink to red from early summer until autumn. Their simple shape of thin, lance like leaves and the pin cushion flower heads make a welcome understated addition to a cottage garden scheme. Exceptionally easy to care for and propagate the Knautia Melton Pastels will bring you joy and wildlife through the summer. This versatile specimen also pulls its weight in cut flower patches and arrangements. All it asks of the gardener is well drained soil of any type and a sunny or partial shade position. Would partner perfectly with pastel shade lupines such as 'The Chatelaine' or used to punctuate through dramatically dark flowers such as 'chocolate cosmos' or 'Heuchera Rachel'. These pretty flowers will self-seed in the autumn, either leave them to naturally spread through the borders or harvest and store the seeds for the next season.
Full Sun
100cm (40in)
Suitable for Container Moist Soil Bees And Butterflies Drought Tolerant Great for Baskets
45cm (18in)
Hardy Perennial
Cottage Garden Prairie Style planting Container Gardening Small Gardens
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All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

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We offer plants in a range of formats so what you receive varies from plant to plant. The images below show what you will receive for each format.
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