Valerian, Red (Centranthus ruber), packet of 20 seeds, organic
Family Valerian (Valerianaceae)
Hardy to Zones 5 to 9
(Red Valerian, Jupiter’s Beard) Herbaceous perennial. Native to Europe. Highly aromatic cut flower of bright crimson red. Contains some of the same compounds as Valeriana officinalis. Plant prefers part shade to full sun and prefers fast-draining soils, doing fine curbside, in planters, or in the garden bed. These are very vigorous and fast-growing plants, giving showy flowers from spring all the way through to autumn. Plant seeds just under surface of soil, tamp well and keep evenly moist until germination, which occurs in 7 to 10 days. Space plants 1 to 2 feet apart.
20 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown