astrantia


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astrantia

(əˈtrænʃɪə; əˈtræntɪə)
n
(Plants) a hardy flowering plant from the genus Astrantia and family Apiaceae. It produces tiny flowers in the mid-summer months and dies back after flowering every year. Also called: masterwort
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Noun1.astrantia - any plant of the genus Astrantia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Astrantia - a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with aromatic roots and palmate leaves and showy flowers
Astrantia major, greater masterwort - European herb with aromatic roots and leaves in a basal tuft and showy compound umbels of white to rosy flowers
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Some seeds, such as astrantia, foxglove, angelica, aquilegia, meconopsis, primula, delphinium and orlaya, can be planted straight away.
A striking combo for late-summer colour is blood-red astrantia against a backdrop of pale yellow achillea Moonshine, interwoven with red-leaved sedum Ruby Glow.
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DIAMOND RACING owners enjoyed a stable visit this week with Henry Cecil where they saw classic bred Astrantia on the gallops.
Working in seasonal shades of red and green, she created woodland fantasies of ranunculas, astrantia, moss, and ivy, as well as striking centerpieces and garlands guaranteed to inspire everyone this season.
Please send cheques and postal orders made payable to Mr Fothergill's to People Astrantia Offer, Mr Fothergill's, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG and clearly state your name and address.
ASTRANTIA are pretty, delicate-looking perennials which come in shades of white, pink and deep red and look wonderful in the middle of a border, growing to around 60cm (2ft) and spreading to make excellent ground cover.
Some seeds can be planted straightaway such as astrantia, foxglove, angelica, aquilegia, meconopsis, primula, orlaya and delphinium.
FLamingjune Blooming lovely Astrantia needs little attention and will flower for months on end flamingjune Blooming lovely Astrantia needs little attention and will flower for months on end