Armeria maritima 'Bloodstone'
|Description||A dependable plant for use in borders and along pathways. The dense, clump-forming, grassy-textured foliage forms neat green tufts topped by a profusion of bright, rosy red flower heads on stiff, upright stems. A wonderful rock garden accent or container plant. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Foliage clumps reach 6 to 8 in. tall, 12 in. wide, with blooms 10 in. tall.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging|
|Design Ideas||This evergreen perennial grows in dense blanket-like forms, making it a fine choice for filling in rock gardens and borders. The flowers of Bloodstone Thrift are bright rosy-red, usually blooming in profusion. Try it in containers on decks or at an entryway, or as an accent in the corner of a border.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Speedwell (Veronica); Salvia (Salvia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Creeping Phlox (Phlox)|
|Care||Thrives in well-drained, loamy to sandy soils; shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hot summer regions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates mild drought. Avoid excessive winter moisture. Feed regularly throughout growing season. Remove spent flowers to promote repeat bloom.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.