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Astrantia major 'Ruby Cloud'

Astrantia 'Ruby Cloud' is an excellent garden plant and cut flower, dried as well as fresh. It will grow happily in sun or light shade.
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25 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - August, 20 weeks from spring sowing
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
major
Common name
Masterwort
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover February-April and/or September. May need a warm-cold-warm cycle and can take up to 80 days to germinate. Plant out once roots have filled a small pot

Description

An excellent garden plant and cut flower with zigzag petals like a Tudor ruff. Good dried as well as fresh. Will grow happily in sun or light shade. Keep picking and it will keep flowering.

Care Tips

Best in a moisture retentive soil. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.