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Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' / crimson pincushion

    Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' / crimson pincushion


    Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' is a stunning herbaceous perennial plant that will bring beauty and interest to any garden. It originates from Eastern Europe, and has become increasingly popular amongst gardeners wanting to add some show-stopping colour to their outdoor spaces.

    Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' features lush green foliage with broad, frilly leaves that provide texture. In summer months, the foliage of this plant is topped by voluminous blooms with small petals in shades of deep purple-red or blue for a unique look.

    Care Requirements
    Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' is incredibly low maintenance and prefers full sun or partial shade. The soil should be kept evenly moist but well-draining, and should be enriched with organic matter prior to planting for best results. This hardy plant will thrive when planted in areas that receive at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. Fertilizing with a balanced fertilizer in the spring will also encourage healthier growth.

    Vibrant colors make Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget' an excellent choice for those looking for something eye-catching yet easy to maintain for their landscaping or container gardens. Its vibrant foliage creates an inviting backdrop against which its unique petals truly stand out! When planted alone or paired with other perennials, it adds elegance and charm to any corner of your garden.

    Companion Plants
    To perfectly complement Knautia macedonica 'Mars Midget', consider pairing it with other perennials such as Stachys byzantina, Echinacea purpurea Red Jewel or Ajuga reptans Chocolate Chip . These plants provide further texture, colors and fragrances to create a captivating tapestry of beauty around this delightful variety!