Armeria pungens
SPINY THRIFT, SEA ROSE
Plumbaginaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia

Other Botanical Names: Armeria berlengensis var. villosa, A. fasciculata, Statice fasciculata, S. pungens

Other Common Names: Prickly Thrift, Love Plant

 
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Armeria pungens
SPINY THRIFT, SEA ROSE
Plumbaginaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
0.2m
Plant habit
 
0.4m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer

Leaves: mid green

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: informal edging, pot, border, between pavers, crevice

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: hummingbird






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