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Masterwort Roma in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Astrantia 'Roma' syn. Astrantia major 'Roma'

 

Masterwort 'Roma'

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. 'Roma' has loose clusters of pale pinks flowers encircled by claret and green bracts

 
plant Features
  • Masterwort Roma likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Masterwort Roma likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Masterwort Roma likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Masterwort 'Roma'

Latin name

Astrantia 'Roma' syn. Astrantia major 'Roma'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Apiaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Masterwort Roma likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Masterwort Roma likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Masterwort Roma likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

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

Astrantia 'Roma' syn. Astrantia major 'Roma'

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. 'Roma' has loose clusters of pale pinks flowers encircled by claret and green bracts


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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