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Armeria psuedarmeria 'Ballerina Lilac'

Also called Thrift


More About Armeria psuedarmeria 'Ballerina Lilac'

  • A first year flowering perennial
  • Globe-shaped lilac-pink flower clusters
  • Dark green grass-like foliage
  • Salt tolerant and suitable for along walkways and rock gardens
  • Evergreen foliage
  • Low maintenance
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

5b

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

White
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False 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 psuedarmeria 'Ballerina Lilac' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Compact
Clumping
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Armeria psuedarmeria 'Ballerina Lilac'

Armeria juniperifolia

Armeria juniperifolia

Juniper-leaved Thrift

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

Red-leaved Sea Thrift