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thrift; sea pink

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Thrift bloom
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thrift sea pink in bloom

Armeria maritima

Perennial Groundcover

Height: 1 ft.

Availability: High

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: dry - moist

Exposure req.: sun


Plant description:

Attractive pink flowers, attracts hummingbirds, drought tolerant. Excellent in rockeries and is drought tolerant.

Keywords: birds, butterflies, drought tolerant, fire-resistant , perennial (non-woody), pink, upright

Plans that use this plant:Dry, sunny, Marine (salt water) shoreline, Steep slope with dry sunny conditions