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Centranthus ruber

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 3676

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Centranthus ruber is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F   (-23.5° to -18°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: 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: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
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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


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Germination guide for Centranthus ruber

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

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

Can be sown in situ.


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