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botanical name:
Armeria juniperifolia
Armeria juniperifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Armeria caespitosa
family:  Plumbaginaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.08m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Small evergreen sub-shrub forming dense hummocks of narrow, spine-tipped, hairy grey-green leaves. In late spring short stems carry flowerheads which may be purplish-pink to white in colour.

Well drained soil and an open, sunny position.

By seed, division or semi-ripe basal cuttings.

Rock or gravel gardens, alpine beds, troughs.

other notes:
Native of mountainous areas of Central Spain.


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