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Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Ballerina Red’
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Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Ballerina Red’
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Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Ballerina Red’


False Sea Thrift

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.070.320


Thrift is a durable perennial for most any sunny location. Compared to A. maritima, False Sea Thrift produces larger flower clusters, broader leaves, stiffer flower stems and stands taller. This selection bears rose-red flowers clusters for many weeks starting im mid-spring. Trim off the spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming. Good rock garden or edging plant. Also excellent in tubs or mixed containers, particularly alpine trough gardens.

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Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Ballerina Red’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Red
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Evergreen
Height
   30-35 cm
   12-14 inches
Spread
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Medium