Red Valerian

Centranthus ruber


Standard seed packet, 25 seeds

$1.25
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Red Valerian

Centranthus ruber


  • Perennial 80cm
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Long flowering


Perennial growing to 80cm. Upright compact plants with bright green leaves and fragrant pinky-red flowers over a long period from early summer until autumn. Good for cottage gardens, beds, borders and as a cut flower. Drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Also known as "Kiss-me-quick", "Spanish Valerian", "Jupiter's Beard" or "Fox's Brush".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 14-28 days @ 18-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 90cm
Plant Height: 80cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 130 days

(Product number: D7-19)
Seeds per gram: 640 seeds


SKU D7-19
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Centranthus ruber
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 25 seeds
Seeds per gram: 640

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