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Armeria maritima

Sea thrift

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Pink

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Dianna Jazwinski, copyright GAP Photos (67787)

Plant details

The true wild form of this beautiful, native wild flower, with heads of attractive, fragrant, rose pink flowers.

Family: Plumbaginaceae

Genus: Armeria

Species: maritima

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner


Reader reviews

Snarf

its worth noting the 'Sea Thrift' has one of the same pests as the foxglove, namely the larva of the lesser yellow underwing moth.
unless there are a great deal of larva however, the Sea Thrift will not appear to suffer much for their presence.


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