Armeria maritima 'Bloodstone'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ar-MER-ee-uh ma-RIH-tih-muh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage clumps reach 6 to 8 in. tall, 12 in. wide, with blooms 10 in. tall.|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Rock Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Compact Perennial|
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