Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes. The nursery and gardens are open 10.00 to 16.00 everyday, all are welcome.

CENTRANTHUS

Commonly known as Bouncing Bess, Drunken sailor, Red valerian

Sorry, but the plant you were looking for isn't available this year. Please try these alternatives.

 A common, introduced perennial, evocative of old cottage gardens. It is found on dry banks, cliffs and old walls as it can tolerate the lime in mortar.

Genus of 8-12 annuals and perennials from dry, sunny slopes in southern Europe, the Mediterranean, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia.

C. ruber is the only species in common cultivation and comes in white and shades from pale rose-pink to dark crimson.

Very beneficial to insects but if bruised or damaged releases a rank odour.

Further Reading....

Buy Varieties of CENTRANTHUS

CENTRANTHUS ruber 'Albus'

CENTRANTHUS ruber 'Albus'  >


Commonly known as: Bouncing Bess, Drunken sailor, Red valerian.
White form
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CENTRANTHUS ruber 'Coccineus'

CENTRANTHUS ruber 'Coccineus'  >


Commonly known as: Bouncing Bess, Drunken sailor, Red valerian.
Red flowering form of this attractive plant which readily naturalises itself in banks and hedgerows in coastal areas
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.