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Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

 Suitable Substitutions for Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

Armeria juniperifolia

Armeria juniperifolia

Juniper-leaved Thrift

 

More About Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

  • Tufts of semi-evergreen foliage resembling turfgrass
  • Globe-shaped hot pink flower clusters form a layer of colour 20 cm above the foliage
  • Plant will slowly spread into surrounds if the soil is dry enough
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring, persisting into the summer

Zone:

4

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Pink
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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 'Splendens' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green