Red Leaf Thrift
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ar-MER-ee-uh ma-RIH-tih-muh roob-rih-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; forms clumps 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, 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