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(Valeriana officinalis) Valerian is a hardy perennial growing to between 30 - 100cm. It blooms with clusters of small scented flowers pinkish white in colour. The leaves have serrated edges.Sow seeds in spring in seed trays and put into a cold frame. Plant out 24 inches apart when the seedlings can be handled. Valerian prefers a cool damp position with a little shade.
(Centranthus pure white) Not related to common Valerian. Pure white flowers. Cottage garden type of plant. Grows to height of 2'6". Sow at any time in the warmer months. Is fairly hardy.
(Centranthus ruber) Not related to common Valerian. Shades of red and pink. Cottage garden type of plant. Grows to height of 2'6". Sow at any time in the warmer months. Is fairly hardy.