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ASTRANTIA



Commonly known as: Masterwort.


Genus of about 10 species of clump-forming perennials from alpine woods and meadows from Europe to western Asia. One of the many worts (signifies used in food or medicine). The pincushion flowers can be used in dried flower arrangements. A. major is naturalised in a few areas of the UK.


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  • Good to know - known, historically, as 'Hattie's pincushion'
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - Europe to western Asia.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump- forming perennials. Small, 5-petalled flowers surrounded by showy, papery bracts.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich

Buy Varieties of ASTRANTIA

ASTRANTIA carniolica 'Rubra'

ASTRANTIA carniolica 'Rubra'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort.
Silver flowers flushed pink
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
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ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'  AWARD

ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort.
Very large crinkled white flowers on shortish stems
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
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ASTRANTIA major

ASTRANTIA major  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Greenish white flowers with a rose tinge
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
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ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'

ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Pure white flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
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ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'

ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Dark red flowers in summer
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each

ASTRANTIA major 'Hadspen Blood'

ASTRANTIA major 'Hadspen Blood'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
True blood red but do not put in shade or the flowers will turn white
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
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ASTRANTIA major 'Ruby Wedding'

ASTRANTIA major 'Ruby Wedding'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Deep ruby-red flowers on maroon stems
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
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ASTRANTIA major 'Sunningdale Variegated'   AWARD

ASTRANTIA major 'Sunningdale Variegated'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Attractive variegated foliage, pale pink flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £8 each
£9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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