Botanical Name: Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus'
Height: 2 - 3 feet.
Spacing: 2' - 3'.
Depth: Plant at the same depth as it is in the pot.
Spread: 2 - 3 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: After flowering
Color: Scarlet-red blossoms.
Foliage: Lance-shaped to ovate, blue-green to medium green fleshy leaves.
Blooms: Depends on climate - hot areas - early to mid-Summer, cool areas - all Summer.
Form: Herbaceous perennial.
Flower Form: Funnel shaped flowers in a dense terminal cluster. Fragrant.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soils, neutral to slightly alkaline.
Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
Seed Count: Long lasting scarlet red flowers in dense terminal clusters are very showy, naturalizes well. Nice addition to cut flower arrangements.
Pruning: Removing spent blooms after flowering to encourage reblooming. Cut to the ground after foliage dies back naturally.
Comments: Butterflies flock to these marvelously fragrant flowers of scarlet-red, which opens continuously from late Spring through Summer. Long-lived and very easy to grow, they will flourish without attention in most well-drained spots. Long lasting scarlet red flowers in dense terminal clusters are very showy, naturalizes well. Nice addition to cut flower arrangements. Restricted States: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
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