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Astrantia maxima

A lesser known member of the Astrantia family, but a firm favourite with us. Lovely pink bracts with a green reverse side surround a central mass of tiny flowers. Best in a bit of shade. Likes a heavy or fertile soil best, but grows fine in our light soil too. Hardy. Up to 60cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Largest masterwort
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
90cm to 1.2m
Colour
Pink
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Late Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Aspect
Part-shade, Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Awards
RHS AGM Award

Sue's Notes

One of my personal favourites for its very long-lasting, two tone flowers.

 
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