Also known as masterwort or Hattie's Pincushion, astrantias are a clump-forming, hardy perennial which are a favourite of many garden designers, ideal for shady, moist areas of the garden.
One of the darker varieties of red astrantia, 'Claret' is ideal in any cottage-garden style or they can also be grown in more contemporary garden styles where their colour can be fully appreciated.
Its deep, ruby red, pincushion-like flowers are produced above dark green, lobed leaves and tend to have longer bracts to the flowers than other varieties making them ideal as cut flowers and also as a perfect plant for a pot.
Recommended by the RHS as a Plant for Pollinators, this striking variety will help you do your bit for the environment by encouraging wildlife into your garden
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting, will reach around 1m x 50cm, flowering from June - August, sometimes later.
Planting Advice for Astrantia major 'Claret':
Aftercare for Astrantia 'Claret':