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Astrantia major ‘Hadspen Blood’

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Herbaceous Perennial, Height: 0.8m(2.6ft), Position: sun or partial shade

Clump-forming with dark-pink umbels standing proud above the foliage in summer. Deadhead for more long-lasting flowers. Suitable as cut flower. Fully hardy.

Astrantia major ‘Hadspen Blood’ | Fareham, Hampshire, PO15
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Astrantia major ‘Hadspen Blood’

Common names

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman, Greater masterwort


Astrantia major ‘Hadspen Blood’ (Masterwort). This perennial has large lobed leaves and they will form a neat clump. The flowers are pink or white and disc-shaped, and they will bloom in the summer. This variety has dark red bracts and flowers.


They will prefer to have soil that does not dry out.

Interest and use

Naturaliser, cutting bed, dried arrangements, borders, under shrubs. Summer interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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