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  Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), which has a sedative effect and should be avoided.   

Although a wild flower, Red Valerian can often be found growing in UK gardens.   Flowers can be found in red, pink or white.
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