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Jupiter's Beard

Centranthus ruber  • 

Photo: Jupiter's Beard

General description

Fragrant blooms are described as being anywhere from an old rose-red to a deep salmon.

Plant requirements

Easy care plant. Grows anywhere there is full sun and free drainage.

Maintenance

Shear back hard to promote neat growth and a free-flowering habitat.

Practical use

Outstanding for cut flowers--the more you cut, the more they come! Plant in groups for best effect.

Properties

Height
40 - 62 cm
Color
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy