Details

'Moulin Rouge' is a cultivar with deep red pincushion flowers surrounded by a ruff of red bracts that appear from early to late summer. The leaves are deeply lobed and dark green.


Hardiness
H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

Aspect
South-facing, West-facing or East-facing

Exposure

Sheltered

Moisture
Poorly-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil
Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
0.5-1 metres
Ultimate spread
0.1-0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2-5 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Best grown in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade but will tolerate drier conditions
Propagation
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame as soon as seed is ripe or propagate by divisionin spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care
Pruning
Deadhead before seed is ripe to prevent self-seeding
Pests
Generally pest free
Diseases
Powdery mildews may be troublesome

Astrantia maj. 'Moulin Rouge'

£10.80Price