Knautia macedonica is a herbaceous perennial with masses of deep pink, pincushion flowers (approx, 2cm in diameter) on very long stems during summer. Plants may be short-lived but will generally self seed each year. It prefers full sun, protection from wind and will tolerate frosts. Grow in well drained soil. Plant drifts at the backs of perennial borders and beds. Knautia macedonica flowers will bring the beneficial insects to your garden. Use Knautia in a border, cottage or cut flower garden, or wild gardens.
Excellent cut flower and can also be used in dried arrangements.