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Bloodstone Thrift

Armeria maritima 'Bloodstone'

Pronunciation: ar-MER-ee-uh ma-RIH-tih-muh
SKU #00304
3-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Foliage clumps reach 6 to 8 in. tall, 12 in. wide, with blooms 10 in. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Speedwell (Veronica); Salvia (Salvia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Creeping Phlox (Phlox)
CARE
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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