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Astrantia major 'Roma' (Masterwort 'Roma')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.45m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.9m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Astrantia major 'Roma'

Other names: Masterwort 'Roma'

Genus: Astrantia Astrantia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Roma' _ 'Roma' is a clump-forming perennial with deeply-divided palmate mid-green leaves and branching stems bearing umbels of pale pinks flowers surrounded by greenish wine-red bracts in late summer and early autumn.


Astrantia major 'Roma' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect, Open stems

How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back flower stems when they turn brown to encourage a second flush of flowers. Deadhead before seed is ripe to prevent self-seeding. Lift and divide in early spring. May take time to establish after division as the roots do not like to be disturbed.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Astrantia major 'Roma' (Masterwort 'Roma') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in sun for best foliage colour. Water newly-established plants well in dry conditions. Performs best in heavy, clay soil.

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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Astrantia major 'Roma'

Other names: Masterwort 'Roma'

Genus: Astrantia Astrantia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Roma' _ 'Roma' is a clump-forming perennial with deeply-divided palmate mid-green leaves and branching stems bearing umbels of pale pinks flowers surrounded by greenish wine-red bracts in late summer and early autumn.


Astrantia major 'Roma' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect, Open stems

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back flower stems when they turn brown to encourage a second flush of flowers. Deadhead before seed is ripe to prevent self-seeding. Lift and divide in early spring. May take time to establish after division as the roots do not like to be disturbed.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Astrantia major 'Roma' (Masterwort 'Roma') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drying, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in sun for best foliage colour. Water newly-established plants well in dry conditions. Performs best in heavy, clay soil.

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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Astrantia Major 'Roma', 2l, Pink Masterwort, Perennial,
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Astrantia Major 'Abbey Road'
£ 5.50
Astrantia Major 'Dark Shining Eyes'
£ 5.50
Astrantia Maxima
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Astrantia Major 'Buckland' 1.5 Litre
£ 7.95

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