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GardenersDream Astrantia Star of Love

  • £9.99
  • RRP £11.49
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  • Latin Name: Astrantia major 'Star of Love'
  • Common Name: Masterwort 'Star of Love'
  • Characteristics: Deciduous perennial, deep burgundy red flowers, blooms in summer, fully hardy
  • Plant Advice: Astrantia Star of Love will tolerate most soil types but thrives best in heavy clay soil. Choose a full or partially sunny spot for your new plant and ensure it is well watered as it becomes established. Flower stems should be pruned when they go brown to encourage re-flowering. If you don’t want your new plant to spread too far then deadhead before the seed becomes ripe. Any lifting and division should be done in spring.

Also known as Masterwort, Astrantia Star of Love is a clump forming deciduous perennial that makes an attractive addition to any garden as well as being perfect for drying and flower arranging. Its striking burgundy flowers bloom from June to September while the green foliage gives way to striking purple stems, providing additional colour interest.

With a maximum height of 0.7m and spread of 0.6m, Astrantia Star of Love is ideal for covering ground, filling gaps in shrubbery and planting in flower beds. The plant will reach is full maturity and growth within around 2-5 years.

Astrantia Star of Love is a relatively low maintenance plant that flourishes best in rich moist soil with excellent drainage. The pincushion towers attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators to your garden.

Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only - The plant will be supplied in a growers pot. Depending on season, some plants may be pruned back to encourage growth and deciduous plants may arrive without leaves. 

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