ASTRANTIA major

Commonly known as Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Greenish white flowers with a rose tinge
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ASTRANTIA major

 
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  • Deciduous
    Deeply 3- to 7-lobed, toothed, basal leaves 8-15cm (3-6in) long
  • White
    Greenish white
  • Height
    30-90cm (12-36in)
  • 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. Produces flowers in umbels 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) across surrounded by green-tinged, or occasionally pink-tinged, bracts.
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs, aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin
    central and eastern Europe.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
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May
Jun
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Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec
30-90cm (12-36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of ASTRANTIA major

ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'

ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Pure white flowers

 
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ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'

ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Dark red flowers in summer

 
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ASTRANTIA major 'Florence'

ASTRANTIA major 'Florence'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Pale lavender pink

 
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ASTRANTIA major 'Gill Richardson'

ASTRANTIA major 'Gill Richardson'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Large, very dark red flowers

 
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ASTRANTIA major 'Hadspen Blood'

ASTRANTIA major 'Hadspen Blood'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

True blood red but do not put in shade or the flowers will turn white

 
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ASTRANTIA major 'Moulin Rouge'

ASTRANTIA major 'Moulin Rouge'

Masterwort

Deep red pin-cushion flowers surrounded by a ruff of red bracts which appear from early to late summer

 
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ASTRANTIA major 'Ruby Wedding'

ASTRANTIA major 'Ruby Wedding'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Deep ruby-red flowers on maroon stems

 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
ASTRANTIA major 'Venice'

ASTRANTIA major 'Venice'

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman

Deep purplish red

 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - 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.

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