Armeria maritima 'Splendens'
Sea thrift - 9 cm
Armeria maritima 'Splendens' is a variety of our native Sea thrift, with bright deep pink flowers on short stems from May to July, over a neat cushion of evergreen foliage. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Good as cut flowers. Height and spread 15-30cm by 20-30cm. Ideal for the rock gardens, path edges, gravel gardens or alpine troughs. Thrives in any well drained soil, including poor, dry soils, in full sun. Excellent for exposed seaside gardens, being tolerant of salt spray. Drought tolerant once established.
|Botanical name||Armeria maritima|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Sea thrift|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Foliage colour||Silver/Grey, Green|
|Habit||Compact, Clump forming|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|