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Armeria maritima 'Alba'

Also called Sea Grass


More About Armeria maritima 'Alba'

  • White pom-pom flowers
  • Dense evergreen cushion of green needle-like leaves
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

2

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

15-30 cm

Colour:

White
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Sea Thrift Growing and Maintenance Tips

Easy to grow perennial needing a well-drained, sandy soil. Divide in the spring. Deadheading will stimulate new flower buds, extending the bloom time into the summer. The second set of blooms will appear in late summer when cooler temperatures occur. Generally pest and disease free. Suitable for rock gardens, borders, rooftops and walkways.


Armeria maritima 'Alba' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Mounding
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Roadside planting
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Armeria maritima 'Alba'

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

Red-leaved Sea Thrift

Armeria juniperifolia

Armeria juniperifolia

Juniper-leaved Thrift