Knautia 'Thunder and Lightning' Knautia 'Thunder and Lightning'

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Knautia 'Thunder and Lightning'

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  • Drought Tolerant,
  • Compact, Bushy Habit,
  • Cut Flower or Foliage,
Common Name:Knautia
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:1 - 2 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Red Shades

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(Knautia) Thunder and Lighting get your attention and so will this Knauta. Knauta 'Thunder and Lightning' has striking variegated foliage, the bright green foliage is outlined with creamy white margins. This long blooming perennial blooms almost all summer long. The deep reddish purple flowers of Knauta 'Thunder and Lightning' are round in shape and are the size of a quarter. Standing 12-18 inches, these 'buttons' give an airy look just atop the two toned foliage. Knauta 'Thunder and Lightning' is a natural attractant of butterflies. Are deer a problem? No Problem! Knauta 'Thunder and Lightning' is a deer resistant perennial.
More Info

Knautia macedonica 'Thunder and Lightning' PP21,437

Common Name Knautia
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Red Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant
Design Use Border, Container, Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Fall, Late Spring or Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer

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