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Approximately 600.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
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.
nut.......(germ.- sow shallow, 2-8 weeks cool)
BLUE-GREEN ov.-lance., to 8x5cm..tol. alkaline soil
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Centranthus ruber sales history
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,|
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|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
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.
Centranthus ruber seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days.
Can be sown in situ.