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Astrantia major ‘Abbey Road’
Common Name: Masterwort ‘Abbey Road’, Great Masterwort ‘Abbey Road’ pp14961
A flirty collar of red and cream-toned bracts surrounds the pincushion-like, dark wine-red florets. Astrantia ‘Abbey Road’ is prized for fresh or dried floral arrangements. Picking flowers results in even more blooms that will last all summer long. For added interest, bracts remain attractive even after the flowers fade.
Astrantia is a wonderful woodland plant prefering moist, shady areas rich in organic matter. Excellent for the shady perennial border or for naturalizing along a stream. Plants bloom early to late summer on tall stems and they are excellent cut flowers.
Size: Bare Root
Flower Description: Rounded buttonhead flowers cupped with colorful star-shaped bracts. ‘Abbey Road’ flowers are a beautiful dark wine-red and occur in clusters on strong, purple stems. Free-flowering and make for great cuttings.
Light Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Soil Type: Happiest in a moist soil that drains well and would not be happy in a hot dry site.
Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8
Attributes: Deer Resistant, Attracts Butterflies, Sterile Flowers, Upright Growth, Long Bloomer, Prolific Flowering, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Showy Flower
Care: Easy Care, Remove spent flowers to prevent self-seeding.
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo
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