Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

Pink Thrift, Sea Thrift, Sea Pink

The grasslike leaves of these summer-blooming perennials form spreading tufts of foliage. The sturdy flowering stems end in ball-shaped clusters of tiny flowers. Good in rock gardens, edging and borders. Start by seed or division in well-drained soil. They rot in wet or rich soils. Remove old flowers to prolong bloom. Protect from afternoon sun in warmer climates. Fertilize once a year.
Armeria maritima, Pink Thrift, Sea Thrift, Sea Pink
A popular plant, it has bright reddish-pink flowers 6 to 10 inches high. If soil is too moist and fertile, foliage rots at its center.

Attributes - Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: Pink, Red

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 in. to 1 ft.

Width: 1 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Root Rot.

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