Knautia – Melton Pastels – 2.55 Quart


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Knautia Melton Pastels, also known as Melton Pastels Scabious, is a delightful summer-long blooming perennial that adds beauty and charm to any garden landscape. Forming a compact mound of grey-green leaves, this variety showcases a stunning array of flowers ranging from red to violet-pink, which open in succession over several months. Removing spent blooms promotes the production of new flowers, ensuring a continuous display of color throughout the season.

From late spring to late summer, Melton Pastels graces the garden with airy cherry red pincushion flowers with pink overtones, creating a striking visual impact. These flowers are not only beautiful in the garden but also excellent for cutting, making them perfect for floral arrangements and bouquets. With its narrow leaves maintaining their grayish-green color throughout the season, Melton Pastels provides a lush backdrop to the vibrant blooms. Whether used for edging sunny borders or in containers, Knautia Melton Pastels adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any outdoor space.

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Each plant comes in a 2.55 quart pot. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.


Plant Specs:

Other Names: Melton Pastels Scabious
Color: red to violet-pink
Light: full sun, part shade
Watering: low-water
Soil: well draining soil
Zone: 4 – 8

Plant Shape: upright spreading
Mature Size: height (20″), Spread (14″)
Blooming Season: late spring

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