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Masterwort

Astrantia major 'Star of Magic' PP26,893

Clumps of variegated foliage support many maroon star flowers.

Masterwort is a real workhorse in the garden, flowering for a good part of the summer. It features branching umbels of pincushion flowers. This midsized selection has white centres surrounded by white bracts with green tips. Nice in mixed containers or tubs. Flowers may be cut fresh, or dried for winter arrangements. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds, also to prevent plants from self seeding all over. USPP#20352: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms summer

Mature Height:

21-25 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Partial Sun,Full Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 55-65° F to promote root growth. Once actively growing fertilizer can be applied sparingly. Provide 35% shade, keep evenly moist, and never allow to dry out. Plants generally finish in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in professional potting soil so crown is at or just above the soil surface. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in moist, well-drained soil in partial sun to full shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.