ARMERIA

Commonly known as Sea pink, Thrift

All Flower MAY-JUL

Genus of about 80 species of hummocky or cushion-forming evergreens.

The well-known sea pink, or thrift as depicted on the 1937 10-sided threepenny bit, treasured as a memory of coastal holidays.

Distributed widely on sea cliffs and in mountainous areas.

  • Evergreen
  • Alpine or rock plant
    These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
    Cushion-forming perennials.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Good for rock gardens, troughs or for the front of a border.
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass - red spider mites, aphids.
    Place of origin
    Turkey, Europe, northern Africa. North and South America.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Will also tolerate less fertile soil. Good drainage is required.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Buy Varieties of ARMERIA

ARMERIA maritima 'Alba'

ARMERIA maritima 'Alba'

Sea pink, Thrift

less common white form of thrift

 
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individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'

ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'

Sea pink, Thrift

deep pink

 
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individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
ARMERIA pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Red'

ARMERIA pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Red'

Sea pink, Thrift

large red flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
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individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
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ARMERIA pseudarmeria 'Ballerina White'

ARMERIA pseudarmeria 'Ballerina White'

Sea pink, Thrift

pure white flowers

 
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individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
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