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Astrantia major subsp. involucrata ‘Gill Richardson’ - Astrantia ‘Gill Richardson’

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Astrantia major subsp. involucrata ‘Gill Richardson’
Astrantia major subsp. involucrata ‘Gill Richardson’
Product Description
A lovely, upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial which prefers moist soil. From bright green foliage emerge its erect stems producing umbels of cherry red or crimson flowers surrounded by red bracts. Will repeat flower readily if dead headed.
Product Properties
  • Foliage Height 50cm
  • Flower Height 50cm - 100cm
  • Position Full Sun - Partial Shade
  • Growth Slow
  • Spread 10cm - 50cm
  • Flowers July - August
  • Flower Colour Red / Purple
  • Foliage Deciduous
  • Hardiness Hardy
  • Pollinator Yes
  • Soil Type Clay / Heavy / Moist
Product Care
Deadhead before seed is ripe to prevent self-seeding, and cut back flower stems when they turn brown to encourage a second show of flowers. Lift and divide in early spring, but note that they may take time to establish after division as the roots do not like being disturbed.