Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Knautia macedonica Mars Midget (Pincushion Flower)

This charming perennial features large round pincushion-like flowers bearing ruby-red petals and white stamens atop tall thin branching stems, and foliage of lightly lobed, deep green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture