Thrift

Also known as Lady’s Cushion and Sea Pink, Thrift is a cute little specimen with delicate globes of flowers towering over soft grassy foliage on long, sturdy stems. Native to the Mediterranean, Thrift is a salt tolerant slow grower that benefits from frequent deadheading.  Allow it to die back naturally each winter and divide in the Spring or Fall.

Thrift

Armeria martima

  • Light Exposure: Sun-partial shade
  • Soil Type: Well draining
  • Height: 4-15″
  • Width: 4-12″
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Bloom Colour: Pink
  • Foliage Colour: Blue/green, grass-like
  • Pests and Disease: Rot
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders, slopes, groundcover
  • Special Features: Winter interest, attractive foliage, cut flowers, drought tolerant
  • Zone: 4-8

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