Astrantia major 'Rose Marie'

Common name: Masterwort

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Description

Many branched heads of large white pincushion flowers with a red flush provide the decoration over tidy clumps of lush green foliage. The stunning blooms, reminiscent of fireworks, light up the shade and make a lively accent for cut flower bouquets and dried floral arrangements. This vigorous, bushy, free-flowering variety is a versatile addition to the garden, perfect everywhere from borders to containers and as a good architectural plant. Long blooming and fragrant, too.

Uses & Attributes

Borders, containers, architectural plant, around hedges, ground cover, near ponds, on steep banks. Cut flower. Dried flower.

Growing & Marketing Advice

Vernalization required for 10 weeks. Time from potting to finished plant: 12 to 14 weeks.

Size

  • Height: 24"/60cm
  • Spread: 24"/60cm
  • Habit: Clump-forming

Appearance

  • Blooming time: June-August
  • Flower color: White
  • Foliage color: Green