Astrantia major 'Star of Billions'
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- Interesting little white flowers with green tips
- Charming in a cottage garden or a combination pot
- Easy to dry for floral arrangements
This whimsical woodland plant prefers moist, shady areas rich in organic matter. Each flower cluster looks like a miniature galaxy, with colorful bracts surrounding the tiny central flowers. Blooms are held on tall stems and they make excellent cut flowers. This is a good perennial for the shade border or for naturalizing in woodland areas or along a stream.
Uses: Bogs, Borders, Cottage Gardens, Landscapes, Naturalizing, Pond Edges, Rain Gardens, Stream Banks, Woodland Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Cut Flower, Long Lasting Flowers
Growth Habit: Upright Growth, Slowly Spreading
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in shade or partial/dappled sun in a rich, consistently moist soil. Dislikes hot, dry situations. Amend with compost before planting. Trim off spent flowers to encourage re-bloom. Spreads slowly to form a patch, but not invasive.