Red Valerian Coccineus

Red Valerian ‘Coccineus’ have eye-catchy carmine-red color. Significantly these flowers grow along with prolonged and soft, greenish-grey foliage. Moreover, the shape of its foliage is oval. If you want to regrow these stunning flowers. Then it is very easy you just need to cut its stem and plant it at another place or vase etc. The length of these flowers is 2 to 3 feet tall.

Suitable Environment To Grow:

It is crucial to plant these flowers in such a soil that is perfectly drained, full of nutrients, and also contains alkaline. Along with this, for the healthy growth of these flowers, you can also use Petitti planting Mix organic matter. After planting these flowers you need to give them water sufficiently. And mulch is also essential because it can suppress weeds and retain the moisture of the soil.


These red Valerian flowers were the first time originated in Europe rocks, wasteland, and ancient walls, etc. But later on, naturalized in Britain.

Common Name:

Jupiter’s beard, fox bush are the common names of this flower.

Scientific Name:



It belongs to the Valerianaceae family.

Species: C.ruber

Best season to grow:

The ideal season for the growth of red valerian is spring to summer.

Tips To Grow Perfect Red Valerian ‘Coccineus’: 

If you want to grow the best red valerian then some important guidelines will help you in doing it.

  • Significantly, the best flowers can produce only from seeds.
  • These flowers grow healthily if the soil is a little bit alkaline.
  • If you just plant new and baby seeds then it needs little water. So do not water it sufficiently.
  • Sunlight also plays a fundamental role in the growth of these flowers.
Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Where these flowers are native?

Interestingly, these flowers were the first native to the Mediterranean and later on also naturalized in the meadows of Britain.

2. Is it possible to use red valerian in our recipes?

Yes, of course, these flowers are so delicious and can be used in salads, drinks. In addition to this, the roots of these flowers are delicious in soups, etc.

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