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Masterwort Red - Astrantia major Rubra (latin)

Geographical origin: Europe.
Foliage: Deciduous.
Type of soil: Rich, moist and preferably clayish and calcareous.
Climate: Hardy up to -30°C.
Site: Partial shade to full sun.
Plantation's density: 8/m².

Characteristics and uses:
The Masterwort have continuous blossoming from the beginning of summer to the beginning of autumn. With their rapid growth and their ease of care, they will easily find their place in a flowering bed or border. Mulch the base so as to keep the soil moist and dead-head regularly to promote new flowers. In winter, cut back the clumps. Furthermore, Masterwort's flowers are highly decorative in flower-arrangements.

Name Specifications Description
Masterwort 'Hadspen Blood' Height: 40 cm
Foliation: March - October
Blossom: June - July
Blood-red flowers.
Masterwort 'Claret' Height: 40 cm
Foliation: March - October
Blossom: June - August
Indented, serrated dark green foliage. Flowers in umbels, going from burgundy-red to purplish-pink.
Masterwort 'Ruby Star'® Height: 80 cm
Foliation: March - November
Blossom: June - September
Indented, green foliage. Pompom-shaped, purplish-pink umbels. Vigorous and highly prolific flowerer variety.

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