Astrantia major 'Star of Beauty'

Star of Beauty Masterwort

Herbaceous Perennial

Glossy, magenta and white, pincushion-shaped flowers are displayed on this tidy, clump-forming perennial. Remove faded flowers to extend flowering. Yellow fall color. Thrives in rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Use in beds, borders and cottage gardens, massing and woodland gardens. Makes an exceptional cut flower. 

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Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun


Size: 18 - 24 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Flowers, Attracts Butterflies

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Magenta / Deep Pink
Bloom Season: Summer, Jun

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Attracts Pollinators, Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Massed
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Beneficial Insects, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer
Position / Role: mid-plane filler, matrix / mingler
Plant Behavior: Re-seeds in some conditions

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium
Maintenance Tasks: Deadheading, Divide Plants to Rejuvenate

Plant Combos