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Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Astrantia 'Sparkling Stars Red' (Sparkling Stars Series)

 

Masterwort 'Sparkling Stars Red'

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. 'Sparkling Stars Red' has rich green deeply lobed foliage and deep red flowers with dark tips.

 
plant Features
  • Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
plant information

Common name

Masterwort 'Sparkling Stars Red'

Latin name

Astrantia 'Sparkling Stars Red' (Sparkling Stars Series)

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Apiaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Masterwort Sparkling Stars Red 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 Sparkling Stars Red is 0.30meters x 0.60meters 0.30 M 0.60 M

Astrantia 'Sparkling Stars Red' (Sparkling Stars Series)

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. 'Sparkling Stars Red' has rich green deeply lobed foliage and deep red flowers with dark tips.


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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