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Centranthus ruber

Common Name(s):
Red valerian
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

A weedy wildflower in Europe, growing on chalky cliffs and stone walls; tolerates poor, dry soils and makes a good, low maintenance cut flower

Season:
Spring
Height:
36 in.
Flower Color:
Red, pink, white
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8
Propagation:
Seed, division in fall or spring
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Well-drained, alkaline
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Europe

NCCES plant id: 695

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