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Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

Thrift

A purple foliage Armeria with a profuse display of rose pink flowers in spring, fine textured leaves are evergreen, great for rock gardens, borders or containers.

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  • Small perennial for borders or miniature gardens
  • Burgundy foliage all summer
  • Pink flowers for a long period in spring

Height:

4-8 in

Spread:

6-12 in

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Interesting Notes:

Small, attractive mounds of tufted evergreen, grass-like leaves, very floriferous in spring and early summer. Plants are salt tolerant and are often grown along the coastline. Excellent for use as edging or in rock gardens.

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Salt Tolerant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Border
  • Edging

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average