Growing in our gardens since 2004.
Knautia, Mars Midget (Pincushion Flower)
Dozens of bright, dark red cushions with white 'pins' cover each plant. Full size plants, not divisions.
Full sun. 22-36 inches. Summer blooming (June-August).
Self-seeding. Cut first flower flush before they go to seed for a second flower flush in early fall.
Knautia is sold in medium to large pots and are full size plants, not plant divisions. Plant well before first frost. Until planting, store in a shady spot and keep watered.