Astrantia major (Masterwort)
Astrantia maj. 'Star of Fire'

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"Astrantia was one of the flowers in my wedding bouquet and will always have a special spot in my heart. Its dark and moody but light and sweet at the same time."

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Astrantia major 'Star of Fire'


Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: pp20284

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Forms large clusters of white flowers with greenish tips, floriferous with long-lasting flowers, vigorous grower.
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Clusters of burgundy-red flowers with white centers accented with dark purple stems; floriferous and long-lasting; vigorous grower.

  • Burgundy red flowers with lighter centers
  • Blooms all summer
  • Very floriferous and vigorous
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20 in


12-24 in




Common Name: Masterwort

Wonderful woodland plant prefering moist, shady areas rich in organic matter. Excellent for the shady perennial border or for naturalizing along a stream. Plants bloom early to late summer on tall stems with rounded buttonhead flowers cupped with colorful star-shaped bracts. Astrantia are excellent cut flowers.

Characteristics & Attributes


Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil


Good Container Plant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer