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Star of Magic Masterwort

Astrantia major 'Star of Magic' PP #26,893

This exceptionally hardy woodland perennial provides multiple seasons of color, blooming in late spring and again in fall, showing off its variegated white and green foliage in-between. The purple-red flowers are held high above the foliage on strong stems, making a fantastic cut flower, fresh or dried. Herbaceous.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain moist soil.


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Botanical Pronunciationast-ran-tee-a MAY-jor
Average Size at MaturityReaches 20 to 24 in. tall, 18 to 22 in. wide, in bloom.
Bloom TimeLate Spring, Reblooming in Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain moist soil.
Companion PlantsHeuchera (Heuchera), Cranesbill (Geranium), Columbine (Aquilegia), Anemone (Anemone)

Provide moist soil, rich in organic matter. Best bloom with morning sun and dappled shade the rest of the day. Deadhead to the base of the flower stem. Can be divided in early spring or early fall, if desired.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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