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Jupiter's Beard, Red Valerian


This versatile and easy to grow perennial can tolerate almost any condition and is hard to beat for long showy bloom. It has bluish-green foliage and dense clusters of deep crimson to pale pink flowers late spring to summer and sometimes into fall. Good on banks and in borders.

Centranthus ruber (Valeriana rubra)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 4"

Leaf color : Bluish-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes

Flower width : 1/2"

Flower shape : Funnel-shaped

Flower color : Pink

Plant Anatomy

Average size maturity width : 3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)

Sunset zone : 2-9, 12-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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