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Valeriana pyrenaica


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Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Colourful new growth, Flowers



Skill level


Valeriana pyrenaica

Plant details

Valeriana pyrenaica is a self-sowing, herbaceous perennial that produces pale purple blooms above its large, heart-shaped leaves in early summer. Valerians divide easily and are especially suited to cottage gardens and informal borders. Valeriana pyrenaica produces purple flowers and grows best in moist but well-drained soil and prefers part shade to full sun.

Family: Valerianaceae

Genus: Valeriana

Species: pyrenaica

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Golden

Feature: Colourful new growth, Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 80cm

Time to divide plants: September to October

Flowering period: May to July

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