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botanical name:
Astrantia major 'Sunningdale Variegated'
Astrantia major 'Sunningdale Variegated' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Masterwort
synonyms:  Astrantia major 'Margery Fish'
family:  Apiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Distinctive form with boldly variegated green and creamy-white leaves and greenish white, sometimes pale pink tinged, flowers on long stems. The foliage colouring tends to fade as summer progresses.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, moist, preferably humus-rich soil in sun or part shade. Best foliage colour in sun. May self-seed, but resulting plants will be variable and unlikely to be true to their parents.

propagation:
By division in spring.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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