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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'  >


Commonly known as: Sea pink, Thrift.
Less common white form of thrift
Multibuy
individually £9.00 each, 3+ £8.00 each

ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'

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Commonly known as: Sea pink, Thrift.
Deep pink
Multibuy
individually £9.00 each, 3+ £8.00 each

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