Centranthus ruberCommon Name : red valerianType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : BushyHeight : 0.5-1 metresSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : PinkFlowering from : Julyto SeptemberFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H5Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°Sunlight : Full SunMoisture : Well-drained / Moist but well-drainedSeason of interest : Summer DescriptionC. ruber is a woody-based perennial, sometimes grown as a biennial, with grey-green leaves and dense clusters of crimson, pink or white, slightly fragrant flowers from late spring to autumn. History2020 – Beginning of flowering at the foot of the Ronsard rose at the end of April. Well spread this year. 2019 – Beginning of flowering at the base of the Ronsard rose at the end of April. 2018 – Beginning of flowering at the base of the Ronsard rose around the 20th of April. 2017 – Only one specimen. 2016- At the end of June it was cut down to make room for the Early Sensation clematis. Plant installed in the old garden years ago, and which has resown a little everywhere. Current location at the southern foot of the west trellis. Lives its life.