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Astrantia major ‘Star of Fire’
Common Name: Masterwort ‘Star of Fire’, Great Masterwort ‘Star of Fire’, pp20284, Hattie’s Pincushion
Smoky burgundy-red flowers with white centers sizzle above the foliage on wiry stems. Commonly called Hattie’s Pincushion plant – pincushion is a perfect description of the flower heads. This plant is floriferous and a vigorous grower, producing beautiful blooms from early summer to fall.
Astrantia Star of Fire is prized for fresh or dried floral arrangements. Picking flowers results in even more blooms. 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: Clusters of burgundy-red flowers with white centers accented with dark purple stems; floriferous and long-lasting.
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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