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Valerian - CENTRANTHUS ruber 'coccineus'

Valerian - CENTRANTHUS ruber 'coccineus'

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Valerian is a vibrant and resilient perennial that adds a burst of brilliant red hues to your garden. Also known as Red Valerian, this charming plant features clusters of small, star-shaped flowers atop tall stems, creating a striking and eye-catching display. 'Coccineus' is a delightful addition to borders, cottage gardens, or any outdoor space seeking a pop of vivid colour.

Intense Red Blooms: 'Coccineus' earns its name with its intense and captivating red blossoms. The clusters of small, tubular flowers form a visually stunning display, creating a lively and energetic atmosphere in your garden. The striking red colour makes this Valerian variety a standout feature throughout the blooming season.

Tall and Upright Growth: This Valerian variety boasts tall and upright stems, reaching heights of approximately 18 to 24 inches. The sturdy and well-branched structure of 'Coccineus' ensures that the vivid red blooms are prominently displayed, adding vertical interest to your garden and making it an excellent choice for border plantings.

Fern-Like Foliage: Complementing the vibrant blossoms is the fern-like foliage of 'Coccineus.' The leaves are gray-green and finely cut, creating a textured and attractive backdrop for the clusters of red flowers. The combination of foliage and blooms adds depth and visual interest to this resilient perennial.

Long Blooming Period: Enjoy an extended blooming period with 'Coccineus,' typically from late spring to early summer. The prolific flowers continue to attract pollinators, such as butterflies and bees, contributing to the biodiversity of your garden. The enduring display ensures a constant source of vivid colour in your outdoor space.

Adaptable and Easy to Grow: 'Coccineus' is known for its adaptability to various soil conditions and its preference for full sun. This hardy and low-maintenance perennial is suitable for both experienced and novice gardeners, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a resilient and visually striking plant.

• Botanical Name: Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus'
• Type: Perennial
• Mature Height: 18-24 inches
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Flower Colour: Red
• Foliage: Gray-green, finely cut
• Light Requirements: Full sun
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained
• Hardiness Zone: 5-9

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