Valeriana pyrenaica

Valeriana pyrenaica

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Valeriana pyrenaica
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 1.2m

Spread: 80cm

Flower colour:
  • Purple
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Colourful new growth, Flowers

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Valeriana pyrenaica is a self-sowing, herbaceous perennial bearing pale purple blooms in early summer above large, heart-shaped leaves. It's well suited to growing in a mixed herbaceous border and cottage garden schemes.

Grow Valeriana pyrenaica in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Divide congested clumps in spring or autumn.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay/heavy/moist

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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