Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber 'Pretty Betsy')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide darkness
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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