Knautia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Melanthiaceae. The genus is named after Johann Christoph Knaut, a German botanist and physician.
Knautia, commonly known as bellflower or bluebell, is one of the most popular perennials in the garden. The bell-shaped blue and white flowers are instantly recognizable as a symbol of spring with their sweet, delicate aroma. Blooming in spring and summer, Knautia is a beautiful addition to any garden, providing an abundance of color and blooms.