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Jupiter's Beard

Botanical Name
Centranthus ruber
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 8
Height
36 inches
Width
24 inches
Flowers
Late spring to summer: pink, reddish or white
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline
Planting & Care
  • Grows well in infertile soils
  • Often short lived, it will re-seed freely under optimum growing conditions
  • Deadhead to prevent re-seeding and to encourage repeat bloom
  • Plants perform poorly in the heat and humidity of southern gardens
  • Divide in spring or fall
Problems
None serious

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