Sea thrift is a member of the Armeria family. Its botanical name is Armeria maritima.
Blooms all summer with globes of bright pink flowers on wiry stems. Grassy, evergreen tufts of foliage. Does well in front of border, or as edging. Drought tolerant, and accepts seaside conditions.
It is a flower / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Sea thrift is known for its ground-cover habit and growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (7.8 inches). This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.
Care: Plant in well drained soil. Deadhead for continued bloom.
Sea thrift is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Sea thrift so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Sea thrift so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sea thrift plants:
Pink sea thrift, thrift, Sea pink
Armeria maritima (Mill.) Willd. ssp. californica (Boiss.) A.E. Porsild
Misspellings: Aremeria maritima, Armeria maratima, Sea pink, Armenia maritima