Common knapweed is a slightly smaller and simpler version then Greater knapweed, but the flowers are equally vibrant. It is perfect when planted in groups with other meadow or grassland flowers, attracting plenty of wildlife to any garden space. It loves a sunny spot, and dry soil is not a problem. It will even grow well in a container, where it will flower for some time over the summer months.
The purple flowers of Common knapweed are a favourite with the bees and butterflies, and some butterflies will especially seek out the purple blooms
It is a low maintenance plant, easy to grow in the border, container or garden meadow