Astrantias, also known as Hattie's
pincushion or Masterwort, are charming perennials with
branched heads of neat pincushion flowers surrounded by a ruff
of greenish white bracts in Summer.
stunning and photogenic flowers, they are decorative and I
love to grow a variety of them to capture their serene beauty.
The name Astrantia derives from the Latin ‘Aster’ meaning
star and this refers to the open star-shaped floral bracts of