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|