Plant of the Week: Astrantia Moulin Rouge
May 23, 2013 @ 1:25 pm
(Updated: 1:38 pm - 5/23/13 )
"The flowers of Artrantia Moulin Rouge are like nothing else in the garden. They're dark red circles surrounded by nearly black bracks. These easy to grow compact growers bloom for lon gperiods and will re-bloom after being cut back. There's evidence that they may repel slugs and snails." - Ciscoe Morris
Key feature: Button-shaped flowers
Plant type: Perennial
Light needs: Partial shade
Growth rate: Moderate
Water needs: Moist
Average landscape size: 1-3 ft. tall, spreading 12 in. wide.
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