Astrantia major mixed – Masterwort


Astrantia major mix – Masterwort

Star-shaped flowers in a muted mix of pinks, greens and whites. If you keep cutting and watering it will produce stems all summer. A choice filler to add a naturalising texture to the more formal focal flowers of peonies, roses and dahlias.

Plant type: perennial

Site: sun or part shade, needs a moisture retentive soil

Height: 60cm

Plant spacing: 30cm

Sown to grown: will flower in it’s 2nd year from an early spring sowing

Min. seeds per packet: 50 seeds

Growing tips: best sown fresh in the autumn and overwintered in a cold frame as they are cold-germinators.

Harvesting/Arranging tips: pick when bracts on central flowers are fully open, do not use when it is going over as it develops a rather unpleasant smell.

Vase life: 7 days

Cost: £2.50

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