ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'

Commonly known as Sea pink, Thrift


ARMERIA maritima 'Splendens'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £10.50 each , 3+ £8.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
  • Evergreen
    Dense, dark-green, needle-like leaves.
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Deep pink
  • Height
    20cm (8in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Alpine or rock plant These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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20cm (8in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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