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- noun Any of the
genusAstrantia of herbaceous plants.
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- noun any plant of the genus Astrantia
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When you weave a wood anemone, astrantia and a rudbeckia together, don't expect success as there is little overlap in flowering and the leaves are dull together.
A good number of umbellifers are stable perennials and I use astrantia and eryngium on a regular basis, but Molopospermum peloponnesiacum is a new favourite.
Thanks so much for the astrantia tip, I have never grown that plant but always admire them in the catalogs.
The garden is actually getting rather tired as the summer progresses, but I still have yellow loosestrife, some alstroemeria, alchemilla mollis (ladies' mantle), meadow-sweet, astrantia (this year for the first time in more than one colour), red and white valerian, lavender, veronica and butterfly blue scabious.
I am still coming across messy remnants of last season that need to be dug up and split: a huge astrantia and a spreading shasta daisy.
Then comes the shocking bit at the end: totting up the cost, and, just when you've convinced yourself that it really is worth spending that much on an acer or an astrantia, comes the final blow: postage and packing charges.
Melica altissima, and umbels such as bupleurum, fennel, anthriscus, selinum, eryngium and astrantia can be cut and collected whole.