Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis
Knautia arvensis

Knautia arvensis

Field Scabious

Caprifoliaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm

Flower colour

lilac

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

gray-green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, sandy, moderately fertile

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe, Asia

Knautia is a genus of 9 species in the family, Capryfoliaceae. One species is native to iceland (*).

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in January - February.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination, which can be slow.

Grows best in well drained, alkaline soil in a sunny position. Native to a few places in Iceland.

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