Red Valerian (Jupiter's Beard, Spur Valerian, Kiss Me Quick)
Safe to Feed
- Common Name: Red Valerian (Jupiter's Beard, Spur Valerian, Kiss Me Quick)
- Latin Name: Centranthus ruber; Centranthus ruber 'albus'
- Family Name: Valerianaceae
Safe to feed, but not to be confused with the Common, or True Valerian
), which has a sedative effect and should be avoided.
Although a wild flower, Red Valerian can often be found growing in UK gardens. Some varieties have red flowers and some have white flowers.