Armeria maritima

Botanical Name: Armeria maritima

Phonetic: Ar-MARY-uh Muh-REET-ih-mus (Mare-ih-TIME-uh)

Common Name(s): Common Thrift/Sea Pink

Family: Plumbaginaceae
Origin: Northern Hemisphere, California
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple,narrow, linear
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Mid to late spring
Flower Color(s): Deep pink or magenta-pink-white

Exposure: Full sun/part shade
USDA: 4-8
Climate Zone(s): 1-9, 14-17, 20-24
Growth Rate:               
Height: 6-8 Inches
Spread: 10-12 Inches
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: Mealy bugs, scale
Soil: Coastal mountain habitats, rocks, sand dunes, protected from intense sun

Features: Showy flower
Uses: Border, ground cover, containers, rock gardens

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