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Apiaceae

Astrantia

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Astrantia major

Astrantias are woodland perennials with showy, lobed, palmate leaves and colorful small flowers with delicate bracts.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsLoose rosettes of lobed or palmate leaves. Erect clusters of 5-petaled flowers in sprays above the foliage. The flowers are useful for dried arrangements.

CareProvide sun to part shade and moist, well drained soil.

PropagationSow seed in containers when ripe. Divide plants in spirng.

ProblemsGray mold, mildew, slugs, and aphids.

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