Armeria maritima – Bloodstone – Thrift
Bright purple-pink rounded flowers. Evergreen, grassy foliage. Great for rock gardens.
Native to North America
Small / Miniature
Loamy or sandy, well-drained soils. Best in full sun. Cool, dry summers.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Mass Planting
Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil, Poor Soil
Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil
pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 100 - 150
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Dry to Moderate
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 7-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.
Good air circulation and proper water management are important.