Centranthus ruber 'Albus'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: well-drained, neutral to alkaline
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: May to October
- Hardiness: fully hardy
This free-flowering, perennial has slightly fleshy blue-green leaves on upright stems, that are topped with sweetly scented, off white flowers with a pinkish tinge from late spring. Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flush.
- Garden care: Deadhead regularly throughout the summer to prolong flowering. In autumn cut the plant back down to the ground and compost the dead stems.