Astrantia 'Florence'
Astrantia 'Florence'
Astrantia 'Florence'
Astrantia 'Florence'

Astrantia 'Florence'
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Great for shade

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

Less appealing to
slugs and snails

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK


A long-time favourite of gardeners everywhere, Astrantia has sashayed back into the foreground of horticultural fashion recently, and when you take a look at varieties like the timelessly tasteful Astrantia 'Florence', it’s not hard to see why. Subtle rather than showy, the flowers feature a compact puff of tiny pale pink florets, set against light mint green, surrounded by a rosette of delicate bracts. Perennially popular with florists as a lush filler flower for their midsummer bouquets, you’ll want to make space for one or two extra plants – as you won’t be able to resist snipping a few stems!

In spring, this herbaceous treasure puts forth a mound of fresh green foliage – the deeply divided, palmate leaves have bags of interest of their own, making this a mainstay of mixed borders everywhere. Grow in dappled sunshine or shaded spots, in fertile and moist but well-drained conditions - and Astrantia major 'Florence' will return stronger and more beautiful each year, for a truly verdant display.


Soft pale pink


70-90 cm / 28-36"

Planting season:


Flowering time:


Botanical name:

Astrantia major 'Florence'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:






  • Soak the roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting out
  • Plant your Astrantia bare roots into temporary pots in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors
  • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots
  • Plant the roots so that they are fully submerged with the shoots just below the surface or any top growth exposed
  • Plant in borders or containers in early summer once in full growth
  • Space the Astrantia plants 15-20cm apart
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated when in growth
  • Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023
  • Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023
  • Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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