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By Namtar

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom Gb

Can anyone tell me what this flower is so that I can get some more of them. Thank you.




They look like either Cornflowers or Bachelor buttons.

23 Jun, 2021


Knautia common name here is scabious. There are several named varieties or the pale lilac native one.

23 Jun, 2021


It was a seed weed in our previous garden, so if you want more.....sow the seeds when ripe.

24 Jun, 2021


Knautia macedonica, to be precise...

24 Jun, 2021


Thanks a million for the responses. Have a large area with ground elder so need something that will grow above it and these are ideal. Thanks again.

24 Jun, 2021


Don't forget to cut the flower heads off the Ground elder, unless you have completely given up on it and don't care about all the seeds.

25 Jun, 2021


Knautia macedonica can be prone to mildew. However there is a shorter form, K. m. 'Mars Midget', which rarely suffers from it

26 Jun, 2021


Goldfinches love the seed heads 😊

2 Jul, 2021

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