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Masterwort Ruby Wedding in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'

 

Masterwort 'Ruby Wedding'

Clump-forming herbaceous perennials with 3-lobed glossy leaves and branching stems. The flower-heads are excellent for fresh and dried flower arrangements. The mid-summer blooms are produced in star-like whorls of papery bracts in a range of colours - creams, pinks, greens, reds and plums. Astrantia Major usually grow to around 60 cms and Astrantia Maxima to around 90 cms.'Ruby Wedding' has deep purplish-red flower-heads in summer

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plant Features
  • Masterwort Ruby Wedding likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Masterwort Ruby Wedding likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Masterwort Ruby Wedding is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Masterwort Ruby Wedding likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
Available to buy from 1 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Masterwort 'Ruby Wedding'

Latin name

Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Apiaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Masterwort Ruby Wedding likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Masterwort Ruby Wedding is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Masterwort Ruby Wedding likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Masterwort Ruby Wedding likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Masterwort Ruby Wedding is 0.30meters x 0.60meters 0.30 M 0.60 M

Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'

Clump-forming herbaceous perennials with 3-lobed glossy leaves and branching stems. The flower-heads are excellent for fresh and dried flower arrangements. The mid-summer blooms are produced in star-like whorls of papery bracts in a range of colours - creams, pinks, greens, reds and plums. Astrantia Major usually grow to around 60 cms and Astrantia Maxima to around 90 cms.'Ruby Wedding' has deep purplish-red flower-heads in summer


Flowering

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Flowering season for Astrantia is from early Summer to late Summer

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out in mid Spring

 

Propagating by seed

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

When ripe, sow seeds in a cold greenhouse. Autumn-sown seeds will flower earlier than Spring-sown seeds.

 

Propagating by division

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Divide plants is Spring by using two forks back-to-back into the centre of the clump and pushing the handles apart.

 
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