Variegated Masterwort

Astrantia major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

Variegated Masterwort - Astrantia major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

Common Name: Variegated Masterwort
Genus: Astrantia
Species: major
Cultivar: 'Sunningdale Variegated'

The Greek translation of the word Astrantia refers to the star-like shape of the flower clusters on these plants.

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green, White
Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated, CreamFlowering Period: July & August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This herbaceous perennial has palmate leaves, variegated cream and white. It is best to grow Astrantia major ‘Sunningdale Variegated’ in full sun to maintain this leaf colour. The flowers are produced in summer, they are greenish white, and surrounded by light pink bracts.

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