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Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta' (Thrift 'Splendens Perfecta' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-3years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta'

Other names

Thrift 'Splendens Perfecta'

Genus

Armeria Armeria

Variety or Cultivar

'Splendens Perfecta' _ 'Splendens Perfecta' is a clump-forming evergreen perennial with dense, needle-like leaves and erect, stiff stems, bearing compact clusters of round-headed, dark red flowers in late spring and summer.


Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect

Flower

Dark-red in Spring; Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Dead leaves can be teased out in spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta' (Thrift 'Splendens Perfecta' ) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-3years.

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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta'

Other names

Thrift 'Splendens Perfecta'

Genus

Armeria Armeria

Variety or Cultivar

'Splendens Perfecta' _ 'Splendens Perfecta' is a clump-forming evergreen perennial with dense, needle-like leaves and erect, stiff stems, bearing compact clusters of round-headed, dark red flowers in late spring and summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Erect


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Spring; Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Dead leaves can be teased out in spring.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta' (Thrift 'Splendens Perfecta' ) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-3years.

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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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This plant is featured at Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Armeria maritima 'Splendens Perfecta' (Thrift 'Splendens Perfecta' ) has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009. read more

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