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Masterwort in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Astrantia

 

Masterwort

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.

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plant Features
  • Masterwort likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Masterwort likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Masterwort likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

 
Similar plants are available to buy from 3 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Masterwort

Latin name

Astrantia

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Apiaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Masterwort likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Masterwort likes all soil conditions

    All soil conditions

  • Water

    Masterwort likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

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

Astrantia

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.


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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