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Centranthus ruber - Red Valerian - Valerianaceae (The Valerian Family)
Centranthus ruber - Red Valerian - Centranthus ruber has long-lasting magenta-pink to reddish pink flowers over bluish foliage.
Centranthus ruber - Centranthus ruber has long-lasting magenta-pink to reddish pink flowers over bluish foliage.


 
15cm
Price: $12.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Loves Sun, Full - Part Sun, Sun, Part Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Pink

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 826
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Description Fine Print
 
Centranthus ruber or red valerian forms loose clumps of somewhat fleshy leaves and stems to two to three feet that are topped with clusters of long-lasting, red to deep pink, star-shaped flowers from late spring through fall. It is extremely drought tolerant and tough. I've seen it growing out of volcanic rubble at the top of Mount Vesuvius and from out of the cracks in walls in southern Europe.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Spring - Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish Green
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Butterflies
  • Habitat: Waste land, rocks, old walls. Prefers alkaline conditions.
  • Geographical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
  • BC Native: No

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