Astrantia major

Astrantia major

  • Astrantia major
  • Astrantia major
  • Astrantia major
  • Astrantia major
  • Flower name
    Astrantia major
  • Scientific name
    Astrantia major
  • AliasAstrantia, Astrantia major, アストランティア・マヨール, グレートマスターワート, Great masterwort, マスターウォート, masterwort
  • Place of origincentral and eastern Europe
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September

What is Astrantia major

Astrantia major, Astrantia , or Great masterwor (scientific name: Astrantia major) is a cold-resistant perennial herb belonging to the family Apiaceae , originated from central and eastern Europe. The leaves with long petiole are palm-shaped. The flower stem branches off at the top, and small star-shaped flowers bloom from early summer to early autumn. There are red, white or pink flower colors. However, the ones that look like petals are calyxes. The real flowers are small cylindrical flowers that are concentrated in the center.

Generic name: Astrantia major, scientific name: Astrantia major, also known as: Astrantia, masterwort, Great Masterwort, Plant height: 40-90 cm, stock width: 45 cm, leaf shape: palm, petiole: long, flowering period: May to September, flower color: white, pink, red, flower diameter: 2 -3 cm, inflorescence: compound cyme, fruit shape: flat.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Astrantia
  • Species
    A, major
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    palisade compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life type cold-resistant perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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