Botanical name: Astrantia major 'Hapsden Blood'
Other names: Masterwort 'Hapsden Blood'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Hapsden Blood' _ 'Hapsden Blood' is one of most popular of all 'reds', with lovely deep blood-red flowers, surrounded by almost black bracts. Flowers are held on wiry, branched stems above lobed, mid-green leaves.
Astrantia major 'Hapsden Blood' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-red in Summer
Foliage: Variegated, Green, Cream in Spring; Cream, Variegated, Green in Summer
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect, Open stems
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead before seed is ripe to prevent self-seeding. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Astrantia major 'Hapsden Blood' (Masterwort 'Hapsden Blood') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m 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.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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