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Armeria maritima

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Hardy evergreen perennial
Form: Mound of short tubular mid green stems
Leaf colour: Mid green
Flower: Pink, in spring and summer
Plant size: Height, 15cm, Width, 10-50cm
Needs: Any well-drained soil, in full sun
Suitable for: Drought tolerant gardens, rock gardens, and containers

Armeria maritima | London, NW9
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.45 litres
£3.50

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Common names

Thrift, Sea pink, Sea pink

Description

Armeria maritima (Thrift). This species is easy to grow in most soils. It is a perennial that is suitable for rock gardens, edgings, or for the front of the border. The flower heads are round and are made up of many small pink-mauve or white blossoms. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will require sun and well drained soil.

Interest and use

Border, rock garden, ground cover, cutting bed, edging. Spring/summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Armeria maritima | London, NW9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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