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Astrantia major Ruby Wedding

Astrantia major Ruby Wedding

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


Deep red, pincushion-like flowers surrounded by a ruff of redish bracts are produced from June to September above deeply lobed, dark green leaves. Ideal for naturalising in areas of moist, dappled shade. Cut back spent flowers to extend the season. It works equally well in a woodland edge or in a mixed border, shaded by shrubs and deciduous trees.

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