This charming, hardy perennial brightens any garden with its silvery blue-green foliage and clusters of minute, fragrant, brilliantly carmine-red florets; lovely cut flower; attractive to butterflies and bees; moderately drought tolerant.
Clusters of minute, fragrant, brilliantly carmine-red florets
Brilliant in borders, containers, mass plantings, cottage and water-wise gardens and against stone
Centranthus ruber var. 'Coccineus'
(Red Valerian Jupiter's Beard)
21" (53 cm)
18" (46 cm)
24" (60 cm)
May - August
Moderate-Low. Moderately drought tolerant
Prefers a well-drained, light soil type