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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
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.

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

By division or semi-ripe basal cuttings.

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