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ARMERIA maritima 'Alba'
Commonly known as Sea pink, Thrift
Less common white form of thrift
Evergreen - linear, dark-green leaves 4-12cm (1½-5in) long.
Height - 20cm (8in)
Spread - 30cm (12in)
Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
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)
Additional Features - Good to know - white form of our native thrift. 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.
Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine)
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.