Astrantia major 'Primadonna'
Unusual purple-wine red colored blooms to pinkish-white, tinged green, Long flowering from June until Sept. Prefers a partially shaded location in rich, moister retentive soil. Will take more sun as long as they are provided with constantly moist soils. Plants grow 24-30 inches tall.
Zones 4-8. Sow in a plastic bag with some moist seed mix and keep at F. 70 four weeks then put in the fridge for 6 weeks, sow to a pot and cover seeds, darkness needed for best germination. Use F 60 days and F 50 nights. 1-3 weeks. Or sow and put outside in early fall for germination in spring.