Astrantia Venice

 

Astrantia Venice is an upright, clump-forming perennial with deeply divided, palmate, toothed, mid-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing dark ruby-red flowers surrounded by dark reddish-purple bracts.

 

 

Plant in moist soil. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.