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botanical name:
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'
Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Thrift, Sea pink
family:  Plumbaginaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.15m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Unusual form with dark reddish bronze foliage, which contrasts well with the typical rounded pink flower heads in late spring and early summer. Cushion forming habit.

cultivation:
Needs sun and very well drained soil. Tolerant of drought and salt spray.

propagation:
By division or semi-ripe basal cuttings.

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