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Astrantia maxima

largest masterwort, hellebore-leaved masterwort

ca$á3.95   
Seed count: 20-25   
Astrantia maxima
Astrantia maxima
Native Region: Caucasus, Turkey, Iran
Zone Range: 4-9
Preferred Climate: Temperate; found in woodlands and moist meadows.
Harvest Date: Tuesday 31 July, 2018
Seed count: 20-25

Description:
This clump-forming perennial has deeply toothed basal leaves and grows up to 100 cm high with a 60 cm spread. The umbrella-shaped blooms are a unique color of soft pink, about 2-3 cm across. The bracts have a papery feel to the touch and are green on the outside, pink to white inside. A profuse bloomer, and a popular addition to floral arrangements.

Cultivation:
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers as soon as available; seeds germinate best with a 2-3 month cold stratification period. row in moist, fertile, humusy soil in sun or partial shade.

Harvest Date: Tuesday 31 July, 2018
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