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Astrantia major 'Star of Fire'

#PP20284

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More About Astrantia major 'Star of Fire' (PP20284)

  • White-centered, pincushion-like flowers are surrounded by burgundy bracts
  • Flowers rise on dark stems
  • Lobed leaves form a tight mound of bright green foliage
  • Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried
  • Bloom Time: July to September

Zone:

4

Height:

60-70 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Masterwort Growing and Maintenance Tips

Astrantia grows best in a rich, heavy soil, some shade and plenty of moisture. Will tolerate full sun if consistent moisture is provided. Foliage remains lush and flowers more prolific with partial shade. Deadheading encourages a longer bloom time.


Astrantia major 'Star of Fire' (PP20284) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge