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Armeria maritima ‘Morning Star Deep Rose’


Pink Thrift

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.070.150


Thrift are native to seaside cliffs, and are durable perennials for most any sunny location. Plants form low cushions of grassy green leaves. This selection bears deep rose-pink pompon flowers for many weeks starting in late spring. Trim off the spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming. Good rock garden or edging plant, also excellent in alpine trough gardens. Easily increased by dividing in spring or early fall, if desired. This form was bred and introduced by Ernst Benary Seeds of Germany, developed to even flower well the first year from seed.

Further details for
Armeria maritima ‘Morning Star Deep Rose’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Armeria maritima ‘Morning Star Deep Rose’


Pink Thrift

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.070.150


Thrift are native to seaside cliffs, and are durable perennials for most any sunny location. Plants form low cushions of grassy green leaves. This selection bears deep rose-pink pompon flowers for many weeks starting in late spring. Trim off the spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming. Good rock garden or edging plant, also excellent in alpine trough gardens. Easily increased by dividing in spring or early fall, if desired. This form was bred and introduced by Ernst Benary Seeds of Germany, developed to even flower well the first year from seed.

Further details for
Armeria maritima ‘Morning Star Deep Rose’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.