Seeds per packet : 30
Astrantia brings a lovely delicate feel to the garden and blends well with most plants. It is an erect, clump forming perennial with sparse leaves and stems with clusters of delicate flowers. Prefers a moist spot but will tolerate dry conditions.
Common name : Greater Masterwort
Family : Apiaceae
Type : Perennial
Position : Full Sun - Part Shade
Soil requirements : Fertile/Moist but drier conditions tolerated
Height : 60cm
Spread : 45cm
Sowing method : Transplant recommended
When to sow : Autumn
Depth : Surface sow and cover lightly
Germination : 14-42 days
Ideal germination temperature : Cold stratify seeds. Sow into moist seed raising mix at approx 20 °C for 2-4 weeks. Then cold stratify. Move to the fridge for 4-6 weeks and then return to warmth 18. Germination should occur. If it does not, repeat the process. Germination can take many months.
Plant spacing : 30-45cm
Flowers : January - March