Centranthus ruber Seeds (Jupiter's Beard) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Centranthus ruber 'Alba' is a versatile, easy-to-grow perennial with masses of pure white flowers on large, bushy plants. It makes a good cut flower.

White Jupiter's Beard looks terrific with bearded iris and other large perennials. The blue-green foliage makes a nice backdrop for shorter plants. Also known as Centranthus ruber 'Snowcloud' or Centranthus ruber White. Deer resistant

height 36"  spacing 15"


Centranthus ruber (Jupiter's Beard) Seeds

Centranthus ruber is a long-blooming perennial with masses of reddish-pink or white flowers that appear in late spring to early summer. Hardy in zones 4-9.

Sowing Centranthus ruber Seeds

Start centranthus seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors in late spring. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.


Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus' is a first-year flowering perennial. It repeat blooms if the stems are cut back by one-third after flowering. The clusters of reddish-pink flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

Also known as Red Valerian, Jupiter's Beard, Keys of Heaven, and Centranthus ruber var. coccineus. It tolerates drought, shade, and poor soil.

height 36"  spacing 15"

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Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus'
(Red Valerian, Jupiter's Beard)

100 seeds   $2.50   
Centranthus ruber 'Alba'
(Snowcloud, White Jupiter's Beard)

100 seeds   $2.50                               
centranthus ruber alba
centranthus ruber coccineus