Wow, Astrantia is so beautiful. Looks like a bouquet, maybe someday when I get married I can have astrantia for my wedding bouquet. Its such an andorable amazing flower. This Astrantia flower also known as masterwort. It is a beautiful unusual flower. The height of this flower is about 1 to 2 feet tall. The shape of this flower look very much like a star or a firework and the leaves look a little bit like Italian parseley or carrots which is not surprising as astrantia are in the same family as carrots. Astrantia is belong to Plantae kingdom, Apiaceae family and Astrantia genus. The genus name comes from the Greek word for star in reference to the star like quality of the flower heads.
How to grow astrantia? you can grow them from seed and start then in the fall. To germinate the seeds, it need to be cold stratified. Plant the astrantia in part shade to full shade. Remember that this flower grows best in most soil with plenty of organic material.