Astrantia major. shade-tolerant, long-flowering and very long-lived perennials in the garden and cut for a vase - cottage garden favourites.
Astrantia major 'Claret': Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: fertile, moist, preferably humus-rich soil Rate of growth: average to fast Flowering period:June to August Hardiness: fully hardy
Astrantia major 'Venice' - zones 4 -9
Astrantia major 'Star of Passion'. Find more astrantia here: http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/search/name/astrantia/ Photo by Sarah Cuttle
Astrantia major ‘Roma’ is clump-forming perennial that tolerates clay soil and blooms well if kept moist.
Astrantia major Venice.
Astrantia major rosea
Astrantia major 'Roma' backed by Salvia nemerosa 'Caradonna'. The diagonal in the photo increases the drama. Light color in front of dark color
Astrantia...I Love Astrantia's they are only fairly small Flowers but when you look closely they are magical..wonderful Picture... by Craft & Creativity on Flickr....
Astrantia major rosea ...pretty starbursts