Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus')

Also sold as:
Centranthus ruber var. coccineus

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 16-24 inches (40-60 cm)
Plant Spread: 12-16 inches (30-40 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

w/Hyles lineata #Pollination

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Thank you! by chelle Jun 18, 2014 12:32 PM 2
The Visitor by PeggyC Jun 18, 2016 8:01 AM 0
What Plants Are You Going To Grow For 2018? by Marilyn Aug 28, 2018 3:26 PM 52
Centranthus ruber from seed? by EscondidoCal Feb 22, 2018 8:46 PM 2
What Plant Varieties Are You Going To Get In 2016? by Marilyn May 27, 2016 6:22 PM 82
Nectar plants for butterflies and hummingbirds by purpleinopp Jan 19, 2019 4:27 AM 25
need seval centrantus ruber for trade by doglover Jun 7, 2012 7:19 PM 8
looking for Knautia Macedonica and Centranthus ruber Coccineus by doglover May 28, 2012 7:25 PM 1
Chat thread by wcgypsy Jan 20, 2020 7:26 PM 12,087

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