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Thrift, Sea Pink

 

This is an attractive, pink-flowering ground cover with needle-like green foliage. It is well-suited to use as a small-scale groundcover or rock gardens.

Armeria alliacea

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Smooth

Leaf length : 6"

Leaf shape : Inversely lance-shaped

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 3/4"

Flower shape : Globular heads of flowers

Flower color : Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 20 in.

Average size maturity height : 2-8 in.

Growth rate : Moderate-Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 1-9, 14-24

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes