• THE LANGUAGE OF ASTRANTIA

    Astrantia Major, the great masterwort is a species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to central and eastern Europe.

    These beautiful star-shaped flowers resemble a pincushion and are widely loved by gardeners and florists around the world. They come in a variety of shades, ranging from white to purple and have a long blooming period so can be seen all year round.

  • ASTRANTIA IN BOUQUETS

    These beautiful dainty flowers are one of our all time favourite filler flowers for bouquets. Their sculptural shape adds such a beautiful texture within bouquets - it's impossible not to love the effect they give!

  • ASTRANTIA FOR WEDDINGS AND EVENTS

    Astrantia is a popular choice for bridal bouquets and arrangements for a variety of reason. They are such a feminine flower and with the beautiful tones that they come in, it's hard to resist them. Astrantia is also a very strong flower so is perfect for when the flowers need to last longer without looking wilted.

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  • STRANTIA IN HISTORY

    Astrantia major comes from the Greek word for star in reference to the star-like quality of the flower heads.

    Throughout history astrantia has been used for medicinal purposes and as an essential oil.


    THE MEANING OF ASTRANTIA

    - Innocence 

    - Strength

    - Purity 

    - Courage

    - Passion

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