Red Leaf Thrift

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

SKU
1946
Another exciting new colored foliage plant! Traditional thrift with leaves strongly tinted in exciting burgundy purple. Outstanding whether in bloom or not! Bright pink flowers sit atop six inch stems in spring and summer. Ideal for accents in small gardens against light value foliage plants. Super in masses. Herbaceous perennial. Sun or shade. Fast growing 8 to 10 in. tall , clumps 1 ft. wide.
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Botanical Pronunciationar-MER-ee-uh ma-RIH-tih-muh roob-rih-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms clumps 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureCompact 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.

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