20 May 2013

Centranthus Ruber 'Red valerian' Plants

The strong organic vegetation and red blossoms of centranthus merge to excellence. Vegetation look best expanded en load on financial institutions or when permitted to self-seed in surfaces and providing, where they make a wonderful unique, organic impact. A qualifications of rock gives them an perfect establishing, or they can be joined with other bungalow lawn blossoms in a edge, such as lime-loving gypsophila, pink and scabious. The vegetation is also very eye-catching to bees, several different types of butterfly, and other pollinating bugs.

Family: Valerianaceae
Genus: Centranthus
Species: ruber
Plant type: Hardy perennial
Flower colour: Rose
Foliage colour: Blue-green
Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife
Sun exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained/light, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Moist, Sandy
Hardiness: Hardy
Skill level: Beginner
Height: 300cm
Spread: 300cm
Time to plant seeds: March to April
Time to divide plants: March to April
Flowering period: July to October


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