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ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens Perfecta'
Sea pink, Thrift
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- 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 - in metres - 20cm (8in)
- Spread - in metres - 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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