Astrantia 'Hadspen Blood'

9cm pot £8.99
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Buy Astrantia 'Hadspen Blood' masterwort: Sultry, dark red flowers

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, preferably humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Add a bit of oomph to the borders with this sumptuously coloured masterwort. It produces umbells of dark reddish-purple flowers, each surrounded by a ruff of similarly coloured, long lasting bracts, throughout the summer - or even longer if deadheaded regularly.

  • Garden care: Astrantias do not like dry soil. Incorporate plenty of organic matter when planting and water well in dry weather, especially newly established plants. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring and apply a generous 5-7cm mulch of well-rotted manure or garden compost around the plant. Divided specimens may take some time to establish since they dont like having their roots disturbed.

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Eventual height & spread

Lovely colour

4

Healthy plant which flowered well but wasn't quite right in the spot I originally planted it so I moved it in the autumn, now hoping it survived and I will see new growth in the spring.

Sally

Taunton

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No flowers yet

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Ok, so tiny plants arrived (late season) and planted to maximise growth in the spring. However, they still haven't grown much (it's now August the following year) and no flowers yet either. Disappointed.

CW

Sussex

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Fantastic colour, long flowering.

5

Looks great planted with libertia!

A Gardener In Leith

Edinburgh

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Astrantia Hadspen Blood

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Lovely dark colour strong plant doing well in our new garden

Sandra W

Cerne Abbas Dorset

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