Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Jupiter’s Beard and Columbine – The Dynamic Duo!

Jupiter’s Beard and Columbine are two flowering perennials that combine 
to make a colorful floral statement.

Jupiter’s Beard is also known as Red Valerian. It is a short bushy flowering perennial.  The red flowering variety is most commonly seen

but there is also a white flowering variety that is just as worthy of planting in your garden space.

Jupiter’s Beard flowers from spring until frost. This perennial does best when grown in a part sun garden spot. Oval Lance like leaves are gray-green in color.

Columbine is another flowering perennial that can be found in a great variety of flower colors.

Like Jupiter’s Beard, Columbine does very well when planted in a part sun garden space.


Jupiter’s Beard and Columbine thrive on a low to regular water schedule.
Mulch well to conserve water.

Trees That Please Nursery has these and other flowering perennials
 available in one gallon containers that are ready for planting.

Photos and Narrative By:
Stephen Sain
Staff Plant Physiologist

Trees That Please Nursery
A Retail and Wholesale Nursery
Serving Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Lunas, and Belen
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