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Botanical name: Armeria maritima
Other names: Thrift, Sea gilliflower, Sea grass, Ladies cushion, Lady's pincushion, Marsh daisy, Sea pink, Cliff rose, Cushion rose
Species: A. maritima - A. maritima is a brave plant growing naturally on wind-swept sea cliffs. It is a mat-forming evergreen perennial with dense, needle-like leaves and erect, stiff stems, bearing compact clusters of round-headed pink flowers in late spring and summer.
Armeria maritima is: Evergreen
Flower: Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Habit: Compact, Mat Forming, Erect
Pruning: Deadhead to encourage a second, though sporadic, flush of flowers.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Armeria maritima (Thrift) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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