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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.

Further Reading....

  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - known, historically, as 'Hattie's pincushion'. Good left as autumn and winter feature or as dried flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - Europe to western Asia.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich

Buy Varieties of ASTRANTIA

ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'

ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort.
Very large crinkled white flowers on shortish stems
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ASTRANTIA major

ASTRANTIA major  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Greenish white flowers with a rose tinge
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'

ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Pure white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'

ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Dark red flowers in summer
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ASTRANTIA major 'Florence'

ASTRANTIA major 'Florence'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Pale lavender pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
April - ready soon

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 £11 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

ASTRANTIA major 'Midnight Owl'

ASTRANTIA major 'Midnight Owl'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Purple-red flowers inside large bracts
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2022 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

ASTRANTIA major 'Moulin Rouge'

ASTRANTIA major 'Moulin Rouge'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort.
Deep red pin-cushion flowers surrounded by a ruff of red bracts which appear from early to late summer
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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 £11 each
£12.50 each
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Not available until May 2021 -

 

ASTRANTIA major 'Venice'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Deep purplish red
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
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Not available until May 2021 -

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