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ASTRANTIA

Commonly known as Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

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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....

  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • 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 perennial. Deeply 3- to 7-lobed, toothed, basal leaves, 8-15cm (3-6in) long.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - needs sun to get best variegation.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - central and eastern Europe
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver variegated -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
75cm (30in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of ASTRANTIA

ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'  AWARD

ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort.
Very large crinkled white flowers on shortish stems
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

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
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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
Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 - These plants are currently unavailable but will be dispatched in November/December

 

ASTRANTIA major 'Florence'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Pale lavender pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 - These plants are currently unavailable but will be dispatched in November/December

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 again FEBRUARY 2021 - 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
Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 - These plants are currently unavailable but will be dispatched in November/December

 

ASTRANTIA major 'Venice'  >


Commonly known as: Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman.
Deep purplish red
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11 each
£12.50 each
Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 - These plants are currently unavailable but will be dispatched in November/December

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