Astrantia major 'Rubra'
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Masterwort 'Rubra' Overview
This clump forming perennial can get up to 90cm tall. In early to late summer it produces stems of dark red pincushion like flowers on dark green stems. This plant prefers plenty of organic matter incorporated into the planting area to help retain moisture.
Common problems with Masterwort 'Rubra'
Generally pest and disease free.
How to harvest Masterwort 'Rubra'
Flowers can be cut for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Masterwort 'Rubra'
Divide in Spring or autumn.
Special features of Masterwort 'Rubra'
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Masterwort 'Rubra'
This perennial is a favourite for partial shaded locations in flower borders and beds of informal cottage garden or urban gardens.