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Astrantia major 'Penny's Pink'

9cm pot £8.99
available to order from summer
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Buy Astrantia major 'Penny's Pink' masterwort: A new and very pretty cultivar

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

    A new, very free-flowering astrantia that provides summer-long interest. Each rich pink flower cluster, is surrounded by a ruff of green flushed, pale pink bracts, which are attractively veined with a deeper pink. Wonderful in the mixed or herbaceous border, they make easy companions for a host of other ornamentals including grasses.

  • Garden care: 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 5-7 cm mulch of well-rotted manure or garden compost around the plant. Divided specimens may take some time to establish since they don't like having their roots disturbed.

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Eventual height & spread

Glorious plant

5

It is a real faithful, and a lovely colour

AliB

London

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pale pink, very pretty

4

established well after i gave it more space to expand. flowers a little too pale but that may be because of lack of sun last year

pats

bristol

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