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Armeria maritima Pink

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Armeria maritima Pink Thrift, Sea Thrift, Sea Pink,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Bun Shaped, Clumping, Dense, Rounded, Tufting

A small, pretty border plant with a prolonged flowering period perfect for adding a splash of colour to any cottage garden. Globe-shaped pink flowers sit above a tight, tufted mound of ornamental, grass-like foliage. A lovely drought tolerant choice for borders and containers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Removal of spent flowers will prolong flowering. Grows well in full sun in most soil types, does require good drainage. Low water requirements, but water well in extremely dry spells. Apply slow release fertiliser in late Spring.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Plumbaginaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High