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White Valerian in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

 

White Valerian

Valerian is a mat-forming, fast-growing and long flowering plant. It has green/grey leaves, and from mid Spring, clusters of white flowers that will bloom right through to Autumn, if regularly dead-headed.

 
plant Features
  • White Valerian likes full sun

    Full sun

  • White Valerian likes very little water

    Very little water

  • White Valerian is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • White Valerian likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

White Valerian

Latin name

Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Caprifoliaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    White Valerian likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    White Valerian is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    White Valerian likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    White Valerian likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown White Valerian is 0.50meters x 1.00meters 0.50 M 1.00 M

Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

Valerian is a mat-forming, fast-growing and long flowering plant. It has green/grey leaves, and from mid Spring, clusters of white flowers that will bloom right through to Autumn, if regularly dead-headed.


Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants out in early/mid spring.

 

Flowering

From Mid Spring TO Early Autumn

White flowers grow in clusters from mid spring to autumn if dead headed regularly.

 

Propagation by seed

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Sow seeds under glass in late winter/early spring.

 
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