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Knautia Thunder & Lightning 2L Potted Perennial

  • Catalogue Code 5130-5033
  • Pack Contents: 1x 2L Potted Perennial
  • Attractive variegated type – with two-tone green and white leaves
  • Cerise-pink pincushion flowers
  • Thrives in part sun and copes well in full shade
  • Attractive to pollinating bees
  • Elegant habit
  • Excellent cut flower
  • Delivered to your door in 2 litre pot

Marvel at the bright and vibrant flowers of Knautia Thunder & Lightning, a pretty perennial, happy thriving In UK weather conditions and particularly happy in shady/ part shade conditions.

Cerise-pink pincushion flowers contrast beautifully with offsetting variegated leaves with green centres and white borders. Bees and butterflies are particularly drawn to this variety, beneficial to you the home-grower as they stick around pollinating blossoms too of tree fruit and strawberries.

Place this variety in a container or at the front of a flower bed that enjoys a degree of shade. The variegated leaves don’t favour intense sunlight so appreciate a degree of shade to truly thrive. A great flower for a rock garden or alpine garden that enjoys shade at some point of the day.

Up To: 40cm / 18in


  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Good in containers and pots
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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Plant delivered is real quality with well developed roots.

Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days