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Red Leaf Thrift

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

SKU
01946
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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/Firewise, 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.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Salvia (Salvia); Speedwell (Veronica); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

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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