Astrantia

Astrantia, commonly known as Masterwort, is a genus of perennial plants that are native to Europe and Western Asia. Beloved for its distinctive pincushion-like flowers and cottage garden appeal, Astrantia has become a staple in many ornamental gardens.

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    Astrantia (Masterwort)

    Astrantia, commonly known as Masterwort, is a genus of perennial plants that are native to Europe and Western Asia. Beloved for its distinctive pincushion-like flowers and cottage garden appeal, Astrantia has become a staple in many ornamental gardens. The flowers of Astrantia are composed of a central umbel surrounded by a ruff of bract-like petals, which can range in color from white and pink to deep ruby and burgundy. These intricate blooms have a unique texture and are held aloft on wiry stems above the foliage, lending an airy and whimsical character to garden displays from early summer to fall. Below the flowers, Astrantia's foliage forms a clump of deeply lobed, palmate leaves that are often a fresh green color, contributing a lush, herbaceous backdrop to the delicate flowers. This foliage may take on a darker, slightly reddish tint in some cultivars, adding further interest. Astrantia thrives in rich, moist, and well-draining soil, preferring partial shade, which makes it a perfect choice for woodland settings or dappled shade gardens. However, it can also tolerate full sun in cooler climates as long as the soil remains moist. Gardeners value Astrantia not only for its ornamental flowers but also for its resilience and low maintenance. It's a great plant for attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies and is also resistant to deer and rabbits. The flowers, when cut, make charming additions to bouquets and floral arrangements, known for their long vase life. Caring for Astrantia involves regular watering, especially during dry spells, and deadheading to encourage a second flush of blooms. In early spring, applying a layer of compost or a balanced, slow-release fertilizer will support robust growth and flowering. Overall, Astrantia is a versatile plant that can bring long-lasting charm and elegance to a garden space, fitting well into borders, cottage gardens, and naturalized plantings.
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