Centranthus ruber ‘Snowcloud’

Centranthus ruber 'Snowcloud'

aka Jupiter’s Beard, Keys to Heaven
sown 12.3.08, for the boxes as well as the meadow..
Update: planted in white bed.

Family: Valerianaceae
Genus: Centranthus (sen-TRAN-thus)
Species: ruber (ROO-ber)
Cultivar: Snowcloud

Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

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David

Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'