|Botanical Name||Knautia macedonica 'Thunder and Lightning' PP21437|
|Mature Height||1-1.5 Feet|
|Mature Width||1.5-2 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zones 5-9|
|Tolerance||Deer, Rabbit, Sandy Soil,|
ℹ Knautia Thunder & Lightning is a striking upright, clump-forming, perennial attracting hoards of butterflies with it's long lasting dark magenta pincushion flowers. Blooming from early summer to autumn frost the flowers add a pop of colour against it's electric, variegated leaves that remain green in colour with distinctive creamy white edges throughout the season. The cream-white edges of the serrated leaf shapes gives an interesting lightning bolt patterns throughout the mounded clump. A stunning effect when massed at the front of the border, along pathways or the perfect 'filler' in the thriller, filler, spiller container combination.