Astrantia 'Snow Star' Astrantia 'Snow Star' (PBR)

astrantia 'Snow Star'


'Snow Star' is a herbaceous perennial, to 80cm tall, with deeply-divided leaves. Branched stems bear large, pincushion heads of white flowers, surrounded by green-tipped white bracts, from early to late summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      astrantia 'Snow Star'

    • Common names

      Astrantia major 'Snowstar'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowers have faded to tidy and encourage a fresh flush of leaf growth

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    May be affected by astrantia leaf miner

  • microbeDiseases

    Powdery mildews may be troublesome