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Botanical name: Armeria 'Vesuvius'
Other names: Thrift 'Vesuvius', Black-leaved thrift, Purple thrift , Sea thrift 'Vesuvius', Common thrift 'Vesuvius', Armeria maritima 'Vesuvius'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Vesuvius' _ 'Vesuvius' is a dense, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, needle-like, purple-black leaves and stiff, erect stems bearing compact, deep pink flower heads in late spring and summer.
Armeria 'Vesuvius' is: Evergreen
Flower: Deep-pink in Spring; Deep-pink in Summer
Foliage: Flushed black, Purple in All seasons
Habit: Compact, Erect flower stem, Mat Forming
Pruning: None needed. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Seed may not come true to type.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Armeria 'Vesuvius' (Thrift 'Vesuvius') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m 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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