Information for Centranthus ruber

Approximately 600.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Centranthus ruber - 1  gram for 8 Euros
Centranthus ruber - 10  gram for 22 Euros
Centranthus ruber - 100  gram for 135 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 3676
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: deep PINK to CRIMSON, to 1.25cm., in cyme, frag.
Fruit: nut.......(germ.- sow shallow, 2-8 weeks cool)
Foliage: BLUE-GREEN ov.-lance., to 8x5cm..tol. alkaline soil
Height in meters: 0.5-1x0.3

Synonyms (alternative names) for Centranthus ruber: Centranthus ruber Coccineus,  Kentranthus ruber,  Valeriana coccinea,  Valeriana rubra, 

Common names for Centranthus ruber: (cul:leaves salad, roots soup),  Barbe de Jupiter,  Barbe de Jupiter,  Bouncing Bess,  Drunken Sailor,  Fox's Brush,  Jupiter's Beard,  Milamores,  Pretty Betsy,  Red Valerian,  Rote Spornblume,  Spornblume,  Valeriane rouge, 

Centranthus ruber is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
12:   British Native Wild Flowers Shrubs and Trees
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
77:   Central European Native and Introduced Plants
79:   North African Native and Introduced Plants
83:   Vegetable Seed List
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
680:  Valerianaceae
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Centranthus ruber seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15-20C.

Can be sown in situ.

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