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Astrantia major
RHS Pollinator

Astrantia major

Masterwort, Hattie's pincushion, Melancholy gentlemen


Height x Spread: 0.8m x 0.6m

Position: full sun or partial shade

Soil: fertile, moist, preferably humus-rich soil

Rate of growth: moderate to fast-growing

Flowering period: June to August

Hardiness: fully hardy


Pale pinkish-white, pincushion-like flowers surrounded by a ruff of white bracts are produced from June to August above deeply lobed, dark green leaves. Ideal for naturalising in areas of moist, dappled shade.  It works equally well in a woodland edge or in a mixed border, shaded by shrubs and deciduous trees.


Delivery: UK
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