Red Valerian ‘Centranthus ruber’

An absolute magnet for many species of insects.  This is a perfect plant if you want to attract Hummingbird Hawkmoths to your garden.  Did you know that Hummingbird Hawkmoths visit the same flowers at the same time, like clockwork, every day? 

Plant this and let us know if you see some and whether they're good time-keepers!  Highly attractive to bees and butterflies this plant is perfect for a hot sunny spot and has the benefit of repeat flowering.

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An absolute magnet for many species of insects.  This is a perfect plant if you want to attract Hummingbird Hawkmoths to your garden.  Did you know that Hummingbird Hawkmoths visit the same flowers at the same time, like clockwork, every day? 

Plant this and let us know if you see some and whether they’re good time-keepers!  Highly attractive to bees and butterflies this plant is perfect for a hot sunny spot and has the benefit of repeat flowering.

Additional information

Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Lime rich soil

Suitable for

Requires lime-rich soil and a sunny position.

Attracts

Magnet for butterflies.

Flowering season

July onwards

Flowering colour

Blue

Eventual height

30cm

Species Type

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