astrantia


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Related to astrantia: Astrantia major, masterwort

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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Growing 60-90cm high, astrantia would be one of my top 10 herbaceous perennials.
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Astrantia 'Gill Richardson' with its lovely deep claret blossoms was on its second flush, June having chopped it back ruthlessly after its first flowering.
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IF the ground isn't too wet, plant herbaceous perennials including geranium, astrantia and oriental poppies.
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.
Henry Cecil fields two in the Pour To Profit And UDS Maiden Stakes but preference is for Astrantia.
DIAMOND RACING owners enjoyed a stable visit this week with Henry Cecil where they saw classic bred Astrantia on the gallops.
For events, go to nationalgardeningweek.org.uk WETLAND WONDERS TO MAKE THE MOST OF MOISTURE ASTRANTIA 'RUBY WEDDING' ASTRANTIA have long-lasting feathery flowers and foliage and relish wet soils.
Astrantia 'Ruby Wedding' Astrantia have long lasting feathery flowers and foliage and relish wet soils.