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Armeria pseudoarmeria (Sea Pink, Armeria)

Type Alpine, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spreading ground hugging, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Armeria pseudoarmeria Description

Armeria is tough alpine that will tolerate any dry soil type. Sea thrift produces masses of rounded white blossom held above dense cushions of tufted dark green foliage. It is suited to rockery planting where it will form dense cushions of evergreen ground cover.

Armeria pseudoarmeria - Cultivation Notes

This tufty compact alpine is ideally suited to rockery planting, requiring a spot in full sun and a well drained soil. Armeria is suited to open exposed locations, it will not suite being shaded by other plants.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Armeria pseudoarmeria:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Armeria pseudoarmeria:

  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting

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Common Missspellings: Armearea, Armerea, Armaria

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