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Botanical name: Astrantia major
Other names: Masterwort
Species: A. major - A. major is a herbaceous perennial with palmately-divided green leaves and branching stems bearing umbels of small pale green-white bracts with purple-red flowers in early to midsummer.
Astrantia major is: Deciduous
Flower: Reddish-purple, Greenish-white in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Stem: Green in Summer
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect, Open stems
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead before seed is ripe to prevent self-seeding. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Astrantia major (Masterwort) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders
Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in sun for best foliage colour.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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