(Centranthus ruber ‘Alba’)
Large, eye catching flower heads over many months. Easily grown, even in rocky or poor ground.
Late summer to autumn.
POSITION & USES
Grows in full sun and water adequately in hot weather. Suited to a cottage garden but also useful to add colour to shrubby areas.
Easy to grow in all but wet ground. Cut back in January to produce a new crop of flowers and at the beginning of spring to make way for new season’s growth. Will grow in alkaline soils.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed over spring and summer will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||3-4|
|Habit||A perennial plant that forms a woody rootstock and upright flowering stems.|
|Position||Full Sun, Moderate frost.|