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HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Woody based, many-branched perennial. Lance-shaped to oval, fleshy, mid-green/bluish leaves to 8cm (3in) long. Dense cymes of small, fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers 1.5cm (½in) long.
Hardy - cold winterHardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
CENTRANTHUS ruber 'Coccineus'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects. Self-seeds freely. Ideal for old walls and stony banks. Long-flowering.Pests & DiseasesNonePlace of originSouthern Europe, north Africa to Turkey. Naturalised in UK.
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsAlkaline / Chalk lovingNeutral to alkaline soilWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendlyRabbit Resistant
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video