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Armeria maritima/Sea Thrift

Armeria maritima / Armeria maritima
Grows in cold mountainous areas
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Grows in cold mountainous areas

Does well in sandy, coastal soils

A compact grower with pink flowers in late spring and summer

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Scientific Name: Armeria maritima
Common Name: Sea Thrift
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Compact plant that is used in borders. It has densely tufted, grass-like foliage and is a clump forming species. It is especially well adapted to rocky, well drained areas along coastal and mountain loactions. Probably not perform well hot, humid part of the country. It tolerant of droughty conditions.