Also known as
Melancholy gentleman, Greater masterwort
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Genus of 11 hardy, herbaceous perennials with distinctive pincushion flowers and aromatic roots. This genus is endemic to the Caucasus, Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. Species from this genus have been cultivated as garden plants and do well in shady, moist soil. Flowers have a range of red pink and white colours.
Common problems with Masterwort
How to propagate Masterwort
Propagation is by division in the spring.
Seeds when fresh in late summer.
Other uses of Masterwort
Used in flower arrangements or can be used in borders.