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Astrantia major ‘Roma’
Astrantia major ‘Roma’
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Astrantia major ‘Roma’

Pink Masterwort

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.088.260

Masterwort is highly regarded by floral designers for the unique umbels of starry flowers, a bit like a refined Queen-Anne’s-Lace in effect, but not at all weedy in habit. This selection produces large, silver-pink flowers that are surrounded by greenish wine-red bracts. Excellent filler plant for a moist area in sun or part shade. Also nice in mixed containers or tubs. Flowers may be cut fresh, or dried for winter arrangements. Easily divided in early spring. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds, also to prevent plants from self seeding all over. USPP#11470: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Astrantia major ‘Roma’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Dried Flower
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate