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Armeria maritima – Bloodstone – Thrift

Garden Height
8 - 10
Spacing
12 - 18
Spread
12 - 18
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Purple, Red
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections
Bright purple-pink rounded flowers. Evergreen, grassy foliage. Great for rock gardens.

Features
Bright purple-pink rounded flowers. Evergreen, grassy foliage. Great for rock gardens.

Attracts: Bees

Drought Tolerant

Native to North America

Small / Miniature

Maintenance Notes
Loamy or sandy, well-drained soils. Best in full sun. Cool, dry summers.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

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

None needed

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Good air circulation and proper water management are important.