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Astrantia major (Masterwort)

Astrantia major (Masterwort)

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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Astrantia major Description

spreading clumps of decorative dark green leaflets appear in spring, followed by repeated plumes of crimson flowers. Ideally suited to planting informally near water / woodland. 70cm tall X 70cm.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Astrantia major:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Astrantia major

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Astrantia major:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting

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Common Missspellings: Astrantea, Estrantia, Astraintia