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ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'

Commonly known as Sea pink, Thrift




  • Bee Friendly
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none if grown outside. Red spider mites, aphids, under glass.
  • Place of Origin - mountain and coastal areas of the northern hemisphere.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - 20cm (8in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Alpine or Rock Plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Evergreen - dense, dark-green, needle-like leaves.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - variable clump-forming perennial with compact clusters of flowers on stiff, erect stems
  • Full Sun
  • well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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20cm (8in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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