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Valerian

Centranthus spp.

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Valerian Overview

The genus Centranthus contains roughly 11 hardy herb and subshrub perennial species local to Southern Europe, that have been introduced to other areas such as Western Australia and Western USA. Species in this genus are commonly cultivated as ornamental garden plants for their pretty flowers, which occur spring-autumn. Abundances of flowers are produced, which have a funnel-shape and are usually red, pink or white.

How to propagate Valerian

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the autumn or spring.

Special features of Valerian

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Attractive flowers