CENTRANTHUS ruber var. coccineus

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CENTRANTHUS ruber var. coccineus

Red Valerian
[Pretty Betsy]
Select Item No. CO348

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Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Valerianaceae
Origin: Mediterranean, Europe, North Africa to Asia: rocky soil.
Special Features: Charming old fashioned perennial with clusters of bright red flowers, variable.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: light red
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: simple, ovate, glabrous, greyish green
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / lime-loving, calcareous / well-drained / alkaline / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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