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Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'
Common Name: Masterwort Family: Apiaceae (The Carrot/Parsley Family)

Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'
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This is a fabulous boldly coloured astrantia with rich ruby red umbels. If you are astrantia crazy, this is for you! As with all masterworts the flowers are longlasting and contrast vividly with the deep green foliage. Excellent cut flower. Flowers early and reblooms in late summer. Try with Helleborus, Brunnera 'Jack Frost', and Athyrium 'Ursula's Red'.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Mountain meadows and woodlands.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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