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Scientific name: Centranthus ruber       ken-tran-thus rew-ber

Common name: Red Valerian, Jupiterís Beard

Design Characteristics

Height  24-36"
Spread  24-36"
Form  upright mound
Texture  medium
Flower color  red
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  June-frost

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun-part shade
Soil
requirement
 drougt tolerant
Propagation
method
 self sows readily
USDA Hardiness Zone   5-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  -mid to back of boarder
 -cut flower
Comments  -does not do well in wet boggy soil
 -extremely east to grow, may make it invasive