Red Leaf Thrift
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'
|Description||A profusion of rose pink flower heads dance above neat mounds of red-tinged evergreen foliage. Finely textured leaves develop a bronze hue in cool weather. Dependable border or pathway edging. Great evergreen for rock garden, landscape accents, or containers. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; forms clumps 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Bee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Salvia (Salvia); Speedwell (Veronica); Coral Bells (Heuchera)|
|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.