Armeria pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Purple Rose'
False Sea Thrift - 9 cm
Armeria pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Purple Rose' is an unusual evergreen perennial relation of Sea thrift with ball-shaped, purple-rose flowers opening above a neat clump of lance-shaped deep green leaves, from mid-spring through summer. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Good as cut flowers. Height and spread 30-35cm by 30-40cm. Ideal for the front of a mixed border, path edges, gravel garden or container.
Thrives in any well-drained soil, including poor, dry soils, in full sun. Excellent for exposed seaside gardens, being tolerant of salt spray. Drought tolerant once established.
British nursery grown.
Butterfy and bee friendly.
|Botanical name||Armeria pseudarmeria|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||False Sea Thrift|
|Flower colour||Pink, Purple|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Habit||Compact, Clump forming|
|Plant type||Herbaceous Perennials|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|